[development] Drupal could be 10x times faster with correct indexing

Nathaniel Catchpole catch56 at googlemail.com
Thu Jul 10 12:27:45 UTC 2008

There were several patches in Drupal 6 which removed duplicate indexes
(and/or added missing ones), so it's likely that pretty much all of these
issues are resolved.


On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 1:18 PM, Earnie Boyd
> Performance and the size of the index file.  My reference is for Drupal 5
> and I do not know what may have changed for Drupal 6 yet but there are a
> number of duplicated indexes on some of the tables.  A column might be used
> as the first position in combination with another column to create an index
> and also be declared an index alone.  This becomes a duplicate index and
> isn't needed.  Some tables do not have unique or primary key identifiers a
> big performance hit.
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