On Fri, 30 May 2003, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Fri, May 30, 2003 at 11:23:10 +0200,
> Jeandre du Toit <jeandre(at)itvs(dot)co(dot)za> wrote:
> Don't reply to existing threads to start a new thread.
Sorry about that, I did something screwy in Pine. I thought that it would
create a new mail.
> > What are the advantages to having a database relational? I am currently
> > discussing the design of a database with some people at work and they
> > reckon it is best to create one table with and index and all the data
> > instead of normalizing the database. I think that they think that joining
> > tables will slow down retrieval, is this true?
> You might want to read some books on relational database theory.
> Date and Pascal are two noted authors of books on relational database theory.
Thanks, I will look at these books.
> > Thanks
> > Jeandre
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