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Re: What databases have taught me

From: Neo <neo55592_at_hotmail.com>
Date: 24 Jun 2006 22:23:12 -0700
Message-ID: <1151212992.516203.126700@p79g2000cwp.googlegroups.com>


>>>> In cases where data is highly structured, representing them with a RMDB provides many advantages. However in cases where data is highly unstructured, representing them with a RMDB can also become more
difficult and starts to lose some of its advantages.
>>>
>>> Unstructured *anything* is going to be a bit difficult ...
>>
>> ... the term highly-variable structure may be better.
>
> ... better, but the vocabulary is still in need of much improvement.

how about: The advantages provided by RMDBs are diminished when: 1) the structure of know data is highly-varied (or non-uniform). 2) the structure of new data is unknown. Received on Sun Jun 25 2006 - 00:23:12 CDT

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