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Re: Database question ?

From: mAsterdam <mAsterdam_at_vrijdag.org>
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2004 20:16:19 +0200
Message-ID: <411d0577$0$36860$e4fe514c@news.xs4all.nl>


Gene Wirchenko wrote:

> Alan wrote:

>>m sergei wrote:
>>
>>>I have a question about how is Database software constructed ?
>>>
>>>Say Oracle/Sybase etc database software, how are they programmed ? ie
>>>how is data actually stored in tables, or actually in files ?
>>
>>Here is a very simple explanation:
>>
>>Data is stored in logical structures called tables. These logical structures
>>are implemented physically in files.

>
> They might be, but it need not be that way.

Are you thinking in memory databases and raw devices or did you have something else in mind? I think the 'file' concept somehow comes in somehow everywhere albeit sometimes posing as 'container'. Received on Fri Aug 13 2004 - 13:16:19 CDT

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