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What are the pros and cons of an IOT ?

Author's name: Jonathan Lewis

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Date written: 2nd Nov 2001

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Index Organized Tables are still a relatively new feature to many people - so what are they and why might you want to use them ?

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This question is addressed by the following documents:

Author Title/URL Suggested by Referee's comments
Howard Rogers What is an "Index Organized Table" and when should you use one ? Jonathan Lewis A short pdf file with an intelligent discussion of the issues. You will need Adobe Acrobat to read this document.

NOTE - The referenced site was closed down by Oracle Australia. in May 2002. This link has been maintained in case Howards gets permission to re-open the site.



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