Re: What databases have taught me
Date: 24 Jun 2006 22:23:12 -0700
>>>> 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 - 07:23:12 CEST