Re: What is the cost of integrity constraints?

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Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2009 04:32:21 -0700 (PDT)
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On 15 Apr, 05:13, Phper <> wrote:
> Does the database run much slower if there are many integrity
> constraints?

Of course there is an overhead associated with constraints. Just like your car uses more fuel when the engine is running!

Let the database do what it's good at: maintaining your data integrity. Without that, you have nothing.

HTH -g Received on Wed Apr 15 2009 - 06:32:21 CDT

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