Re: database systems and organizational intelligence
Date: Wed, 02 Jun 2004 14:08:17 GMT
On Mon, 31 May 2004 15:48:27 -0400, "Laconic2" <laconic2_at_comcast.net> wrote:
>> No, The Relational Model is ellegant and undersold.
>But every time someone comes up with a product that is called "Relational"
>and it turns out to be a botched up variation of the RDM, and the product
> you take the easy way out and define that product as "not
If it is not relational it seems reasonable to define it as not relational.
> Thus the pristine purity of your ideal model is never touched
>by the imperfections of an actual work of engineering.
It is never touched by the problems derived from the violation of the model. It is rather evident.
>It reminds me of my friend who says "communism has never been tried."
The analogy is very bad. The fatally flawed SQL DBMSs are the best DBMSs by far.
>What are you going to do when you are ready to release the product you are
To release it :-)
Alfredo Received on Wed Jun 02 2004 - 16:08:17 CEST