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Re: Table Relationships

From: Jeandre du Toit <jeandre(at)itvs(dot)co(dot)za>
To: Bruno Wolff III <bruno(at)wolff(dot)to>
Cc: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Table Relationships
Date: 2003-05-30 13:34:36
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.44.0305301533001.1944-100000@localhost.localdomain (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-performance
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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