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Optimizer enhancements in 5.6 : Sort on the fly when no index is used in SELECT ... ORDER BY .. LIMIT statement (Doc ID 1463165.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 31, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database Products > MySQL > MySQL Server
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

 This document describes details of new enhancement, situations when performance boost is expected, examples and troubleshooting technique.

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In this Document
Purpose
Details
 What exactly is optimized
 When new approach is faster
 How to ensure that new approach is used
 How to tune most optimal value for sort_buffer_size
 Example of performance boost
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