Re: What databases have taught me

From: Bob Badour <>
Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2006 13:10:27 GMT
Message-ID: <7LRmg.1073$>

Bruno Desthuilliers wrote:

> JOG wrote:

>>So apologies for the rant, but I find the current status quo very
>>frustrating. I can only hope that this situation will change as the
>>field matures and hierarchy-where it does not belong finally dies a
>>long overdue death.

> Hmmm... The fact is that we *also* have to deal with hierarchical data
> structures, and relational algebra does not really shine here.
> My 2 cents.

Only a complete ignorant would suggest that relational algebra does not shine for handling graphs of data. Your focus on structure without regard to manipulation or integrity is foolish. Received on Fri Jun 23 2006 - 15:10:27 CEST

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