17.10 - NUSIs and Covering - 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 Optimizer aggressively pursues NUSIs when they cover a query. Covered columns can be specified anywhere in the query, including the select list, the WHERE clause, aggregate functions, GROUP BY clauses, expressions, and so on. Presence of a WHERE condition on each indexed column is not a prerequisite for using a NUSI to cover a query.