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Re: More then 1600 columns?

From: Dmitriy Igrishin <dmitigr(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: John R Pierce <pierce(at)hogranch(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: More then 1600 columns?
Date: 2010-11-12 09:50:14
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Sounds like semi-structured data handling. For this tasks hstore would be
ideal, IMO.

2010/11/12 John R Pierce <pierce(at)hogranch(dot)com>

> I looked up the OP's domain.    They develop medical research data analysis
> software.
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> That sort of software and the kinds of data analysis they do tortures SQL
> databases.   These 1600+ element rows are likely very sparse.
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