[FoRK] Re: complaint - please ignore :)

Owen Byrne owen
Tue Sep 20 10:00:41 PDT 2005


Thus I felt like it was a direct accusation :-) FWIW I assumed that the 
word "denormalization" implies that there was a normalized database to 
begin with. I do believe that there are people out there with databases 
who have never heard the name Codd. Databases - "you mean like Excel?"

Owen

>"Owen Byrne" <owen at permafrost.net> wrote in message
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>>I feel like this was directed at me :-). One word - performance. Joins
>>kill it. I'm sure someone else here will have a more verbose response.
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>yeah, I know, but that's definitely not the case here... Purposeful
>denormalization would look better than what I'm dealing with...
>I recognize that there's a place for denormalized data.
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>Complaints are *supposed* to be overly broad and sweeping, though, lacking
>the nuances of rationality, and refusing to acknowledge reasonable
>exceptions :)
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>-Corinna
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