Finding All The Red Sweets Part 5: How Many Indexes Are Too Many?

Every index you add to a table increases its storage requirements and DML overheads. So it's a good idea to create as few as possible. When you have two or more indexes using the same columns, you may be able to get away with just one. But how do you decide which to keep? This video discusses how to analyze your queries so you can cut the number of indexes you create. ============================ The Magic of SQL with Chris Saxon Copyright © 2015 Oracle and/or its affiliates. Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Other names may be registered trademarks of their respective owners. Oracle disclaims any warranties or representations as to the accuracy or completeness of this recording, demonstration, and/or written materials (the “Materials”). The Materials are provided “as is” without any warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation warranties or merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.