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Re: array character types

From: Oleg Bartunov <oleg(at)sai(dot)msu(dot)su>
To: Jodi Kanter <jkanter(at)virginia(dot)edu>
Cc: Postgres Admin List <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: array character types
Date: 2002-10-31 18:27:46
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check contrib/intarray for arrays of integers.

On Thu, 31 Oct 2002, Jodi Kanter wrote:

> Can anyone offer some insight or link to documentation on the use of integer and/or string array data types? We are thinking of using them in our database but there is some concern about breaking normalization standards and opening ourselves up to more issues later.
> We are storing data about various analyses that are being run - i.e user and system parameter values. It would be nice not to have to create a separate table for each of these fields.
> Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
> Thank you,
> Jodi Kanter
> _______________________________
> Jodi L Kanter
> BioInformatics Database Administrator
> University of Virginia
> (434) 924-2846
> jkanter(at)virginia(dot)edu

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