Add an Index to a MySQL Table

An index speeds up the serving of data by allowing you to quickly find data in a table without having to go row by row

An index is much like the index in a book in that it allows you to look up a specific value and jump straight to that point rather than having to check every single page to see if what you’re looking for it there.

CREATE INDEX YourIndexName_index_0 ON YourTable (YourColumn);

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