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Re: Date's First Great Blunder

From: Paul <paul_at_test.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2004 00:08:51 +0100
Message-ID: <LjYhc.35899$Y%6.4692610@wards.force9.net>


Anthony W. Youngman wrote:
> Relational is so simple, that in 30 years we STILL don't have a proper
> implementation of it?

Relational is simpler to the end user, but more complicated to the database management software.

You never get something for nothing, it just shifts the burden of the complexity from thousands of users onto a single DBMS manufacturer. And the problem of writing an efficent optimising RDBMS is VERY difficult.

Paul. Received on Thu Apr 22 2004 - 18:08:51 CDT

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