Re: database design method

From: rkc <rkc_at_spamfree.rochester.rr.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2002 04:42:36 GMT
Message-ID: <0f3v9.23616$TX.8632711_at_twister.nyroc.rr.com>


"Leandro Guimar„es Faria Corsetti Dutra" <lgcdutra_at_terra.com.br> wrote in message news:apb7ce$obu$1_at_ID-148886.news.dfncis.de...
> David Cressey wrote:
>> > A Relational DBMS may have pointers and keys associated together in
> > indexes, but these are managed by the RDBMS itself, and are nearly
> > transparent to the application programmer.
>
> Should be not "nearly", but "totally" transparent.

How does an application programmer optimize access to information if they are unaware of the existing indexes? Or is that not what is meant by totally transparent? Received on Mon Oct 28 2002 - 05:42:36 CET

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