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An index selection tool helps reduce costs in time and memory in selecting an index configuration or set of indexes for use by a database server in accessing a database in accordance with a workload of queries. The index selection tool attempts to reduce the number of indexes to be considered, the number of index configurations to be enumerated, and the number of invocations of a query optimizer in selecting an index configuration for the workload.

Title
Database system index selection using cost evaluation of a workload for multiple candidate index configurations
Application Number
8/912036
Publication Number
5950186
Application Date
August 15, 1997
Publication Date
September 7, 1999
Inventor
Vivek Narasayya
Bellevue
WA, US
Surajit Chaudhuri
Redmond
WA, US
Agent
Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co A
Assignee
Microsoft Corporation
WA, US
IPC
G06F 17/30
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