Indexing Postgres: Creating The Best Index For Your Queries

Learn how to create the best Postgres index for your queries. A deep dive into index types, operators, data types and more.

Postgres Indexing Best-Practices

Creating indexes effectively requires reviewing your query workload in detail, understanding the involved data types and operators, and then creating one or multiple indexes of the right index type, on the right index columns.

Here, we dive deep into index types, operators, data types, and more. We discuss how to create the best indexes for your queries as indexing can make a significant difference for the performance of your application’s query workload. Too many indexes will slow down your write performance, but creating the right indexes can often improve your query performance by 10x or even 100x.

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