Performance Features Overview

CockroachDB v21.2 is no longer supported as of May 16, 2023. For more details, refer to the Release Support Policy.

CockroachDB provides many features to improve query performance.

Indexes improve query performance by helping CockroachDB locate data without having to look through every row of a table. You typically add and tune indexes when designing your database schema.

The following features are automatically configured by CockroachDB and employed during query planning and execution:

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