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Re: Pizza Example

From: Jan Hidders <jan.hidders_at_REMOVETHIS.pandora.be>
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2004 22:42:17 GMT
Message-ID: <dBYgc.78494$J%5.5264489@phobos.telenet-ops.be>


Bill H wrote:
> Jan:
>
> If I understand you correctly, the logical view is irrelevant because:

I never said the logical view is irrelevant. In fact, I said the opposite.

> 1) the dbms has to optimize the inefficient storage and can't in this
> instance, and

No. It's not the storage but certain queries that are hard to optimize.

> 2) the obvious, the pizza has two specific kinds of cheeses, is a sloppy
> model.

No. If that is the case then that is what your model should say.

> Am I missing something here? :-)

Not much. Just the meaning of what I said.

Received on Mon Apr 19 2004 - 17:42:17 CDT

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