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would like best table/index structure advice?
Posted by: Kamil Chmielewski
Date: February 26, 2009 09:50AM

Hello,

I have a session table (used by a website) and would like to know what the best structure (table and index) for it would be?

There are about 7 arbitrary fields in total and the primary key(unique) is the session_id-varchar(40).

This table typically has 20K rows in it and on every webpage hit (a few per second), one SELECT and one UPDATE are executed on the table. In addition, a 'DELETE on data more than 2 weeks old' is performed 5% of the time.

How would you recommend I structure this table and it's indexes?

p.s. previously I had a PK on the session_id but the UPDATE/INSERT queries took 100+sec to execute about 1% of the time. Not sure what the issue was to this day.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 02/26/2009 09:51AM by Kamil Chmielewski.

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