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Re: vehicle to autoparts relationships

From: roma cox <davidfcox_at_ntlworld.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2006 21:56:15 GMT
Message-ID: <3I39h.7505$d4.6178@newsfe4-win.ntli.net>


"Neo" <neo55592_at_hotmail.com> wrote in message news:1164230415.934836.58660_at_m73g2000cwd.googlegroups.com...
>> www.kel-tec.com/su16aparts.html You might heard of that relational
>> database
>> stores the whole rifle diassembled completely as this diagram suggests:
>> table Parts (partNo integer, ...);
>
>> Contrary to what object people may say that assembling and disassembling
>> things within a computer environment is not a big deal. It is certainly
>> not a reason to dismiss relational approach.
>
> I don't dismiss the relational approach. It is appropriate for many
> applications. However I would like to compare it with alternative
> methods. Would anyone be willing to model the rifle in an rmdb and
> compare it with dbd's solution? We can add varied properties to each
> part (ie cost, materialType, weight) and run some queries.
>

Well, I promise nothing, but it was easy to get the rifle parts into a table, and set up the relationship table, and I need the exercise.

David F. Cox Received on Wed Nov 22 2006 - 15:56:15 CST

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