Sort and index

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Sorting
What is the difference between sorting and indexing?

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ASKED: September 11, 2013  7:07 PM
UPDATED: September 11, 2013  7:34 PM

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Sorting refers to physically putting the data into a specific sequence.

With indexing, the physical sequence of the data is not changed. Instead another file/table is created that has pointers to the data and the pointers are set to the sequence  you want.

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