15.00 - Indexing and Hashing - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Design

prodname
Teradata Database
vrm_release
15.00
category
User Guide
featnum
B035-1094-015K

Indexing and Hashing

Hashing and indexing are two different methods for facilitating data access.

Teradata Database does not use true indexing. What we refer to as indexes are either rowhash values or, in the case of join indexes, data tables that substitute for base tables in join queries.