troubleshooting Question

How do other people do "searches"?

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CamilliaFlag for United States of America asked on
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I've designed an ASP.Net/VB.Net application that goes agianst both sql server and as400.

User can do name, address, phone number, etc searches.

*** I ONLY BRING BACK 20 ROWS of data *** this is because our database has too many indexes, wrong indexes or repeated indexes. Tables dont have Foreign Keys. I even broke my stored proc sql in 2 first read from table1...dump into a temp table...join to table2 to cut back on # of resultsets and processing.

So, my coworker do other poeple ..for do their searches. She said she can type in "jones" and get thousands of rows back and page thru them. My response was that their DB is designed correctly...

But she's do sites like can bring back so many rows....or even they have a secret "search algorithm" ??
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