?
Solved

btree index

Posted on 2014-03-02
2
Medium Priority
?
590 Views
Last Modified: 2014-03-04
What occassion we use btree index.. in an oracle database..
0
Comment
Question by:thomasliju
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 22

Accepted Solution

by:
Steve Wales earned 2000 total points
ID: 39898689
Here is an article on oracle.com describing the two kinds of indexes.

BTree (or Binary Tree) is the default and is likely used most often unless you have an index column with low cardinality of values (where Bitmap is more efficient).

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/articles/sharma-indexes-093638.html
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:thomasliju
ID: 39905048
Yes btree index is the default
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Subnet Calculator

The subnet calculator helps you design networks by taking an IP address and network mask and returning information such as network, broadcast address, and host range.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

How to Create User-Defined Aggregates in Oracle Before we begin creating these things, what are user-defined aggregates?  They are a feature introduced in Oracle 9i that allows a developer to create his or her own functions like "SUM", "AVG", and…
Checking the Alert Log in AWS RDS Oracle can be a pain through their user interface.  I made a script to download the Alert Log, look for errors, and email me the trace files.  In this article I'll describe what I did and share my script.
Via a live example show how to connect to RMAN, make basic configuration settings changes and then take a backup of a demo database
This video shows how to configure and send email from and Oracle database using both UTL_SMTP and UTL_MAIL, as well as comparing UTL_SMTP to a manual SMTP conversation with a mail server.
Suggested Courses

777 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question