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Re: why hierarchy?

From: Marshall <marshall.spight_at_gmail.com>
Date: 31 Jul 2006 10:32:11 -0700
Message-ID: <1154367131.643824.120190@b28g2000cwb.googlegroups.com>

Neo wrote:
> > > Could someone demonstrate the advantages of XML or RM at representing
> > > the simple example shown at ...
> >
> > No, I don't think anyone will. You've used up quite a good deal of
> > good will. If you wish to proceed in your endevour, I would propose that it
> > is your job to do these comparisons.
>
> ftp://ftp.software.ibm.com/software/data/u2/pubs/whitepapers/nested_rdbms.pdf
>
> compares RMDB's and IBM's Nested Relational Db's method of modelling
> "nested" data. www.dbfordummies.com/Example/Ex305.asp shows how to
> model a portion of that data. Would someone be willing to directly
> compare RMBD vs dbd in modelling/querying the complete data shown in
> figure 5 of the white paper?

No, I don't think anyone will. You've used up quite a good deal of good will. If you wish to proceed in your endevour, I would propose that it
is your job to do these comparisons. (See, other people can be repetitive too.)

Why not learn enough SQL to be able to identify a query that's a challenge in SQL, and *you* show how that query is easy in your thing.

Marshall Received on Mon Jul 31 2006 - 12:32:11 CDT

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