Re: Time-series in RDBs

From: Gene Wirchenko <>
Date: Sun, 15 Jun 2008 12:09:41 -0700
Message-ID: <> wrote:

>I am currently designing my first database. The complexity is
>manageable. However in the future I might want to expand the domain to
>time-series and as far as I understand time-series and databases don't
>go well together. How does this relate to the object-relational
>mismatch? I have seen that there is some research, e.g. H.Darwen's
>Temporal Data and the Relational Model, but don't have the time to
>study those things in depth. Basically I want to avert bigger problems
>later on. Should I research the theory more before starting
>implementation or can I adapt as I go along?

     How do you expect to avert problems later if you do not know what you are doing? Read first.


Gene Wirchenko

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Received on Sun Jun 15 2008 - 21:09:41 CEST

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