16.20 - Advantages of Indexes - Teradata Database - Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine

Teradata Vantageâ„¢ SQL Fundamentals

Product
Teradata Database
Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine
Release Number
16.20
Published
March 2019
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2019-05-02
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The intent of indexes is to lessen the time it takes to retrieve rows from a database. The faster the retrieval, the better.