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What is the difference between B Tree and B+ Tree?

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What is the difference between B Tree and B+ Tree?
posted Oct 21, 2013 by anonymous

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Advantages of B+ trees:
1. Because B+ trees don't have data associated with interior nodes, more keys can fit on a page of memory. Therefore, it will require fewer cache misses in order to access data that is on a leaf node.
2. The leaf nodes of B+ trees are linked, so doing a full scan of all objects in a tree requires just one linear pass through all the leaf nodes. A B tree, on the other hand, would require a traversal of every level in the tree. This full-tree traversal will likely involve more cache misses than the linear traversal of B+ leaves.

Advantage of B trees:
Because B trees contain data with each key, frequently accessed nodes can lie closer to the root, and therefore can be accessed more quickly.

answer Oct 21, 2013 by Satyabrata Mahapatra
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