Hash What? Understanding Hash Indexes

Hash indexes are an integral part of databases. If you’ve ever used a database, chances are that you have seen them in action without even realizing it.

Hash indexes differ in work from other types of indexes because they store values rather than pointers to records located on a disk. This ensures faster searching and insertion into the index. That’s why hash indexes are often used as primary keys or unique identifiers.

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