17.10 - Advantages of Indexes - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantageā„¢ - SQL Fundamentals

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.10
Release Date
July 2021
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-1141-171K
Language
English (United States)

The intent of indexes is to lessen the time it takes to retrieve rows from a database. The faster the retrieval, the better.