During this hour, you learn how to improve SQL statement performance by creating and using indexes. You begin with the
CREATE INDEX command and learn how to use indexes that have been created on tables.
The highlights of this hour include:
How to create an index
How indexes work
The different types of indexes
When to use indexes
When not to use indexes
Simply put, an index is a pointer to data in a table. An index in a database is very similar to an index in the back of a book. For example, if you want to reference all pages in a book that discuss a certain topic, you first refer to the ...