Re: Difference between count(1) and count(*)

On Wed, 2004-07-07 at 23:28, Lyndon Tiu wrote:
> On Thu, 8 Jul 2004 11:27:28 +0530 oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > Dear All,
> > Can you let me know the difference between count(*) and count(1) ?
> 
> count(1) is supposed to be more efficient and faster.

Notice the qualifier:  'supposed to be'

Was the claim backed up by evidence?

Jared



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