Re: Create table for append only

From: Andrea <>
Date: Mon, 26 May 2008 00:47:38 -0700 (PDT)
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On May 23, 7:45 pm, DA Morgan <> wrote:
> Andrea wrote:
> > Hi guys,
> > sorry for my question but i would like to give some tips for create a
> > table in 10g database.
> > This table have 40 colums and start with few rows, about 2 thousand,
> > but it will increase soon (it appends hundred rows every day) only
> > through append transactions. I thinked to create a IOT table (index
> > organized) and maybe partition it also.
> > So if this kind of table has not updates but only append and select,
> > which are the best practices in this case?
> > thanks for advice
> > Andrew
> A few points of clarification. A few hundred rows every day is so
> insignificant I would gladly put that workload on my laptop without
> a performance concern. Partitioning such a small table is meaningless.
> The decision as to whether to use an IOT is complex and involves many
> factors of which the lack of updates and deletes certainly weighs in
> that direction. But how is the table going to be access? What percentage
> of those 40 columns are required to define the primary key? What version
> of Oracle do you have? There is a lot of relevant information you have
> not posted.
> --

sorry for misleading, with "append" i would mean insert, this table is used for records employee's access (we have a honeywell program) My version of oracle DB is 10g R3 and there are four primary key on 40 columns, the type of data is varchar2 (only 2 columns are date format).

Does IOT table add complexity on manage database?

thanks Received on Mon May 26 2008 - 02:47:38 CDT

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