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Re: [zzdev] Re: [zzdev] Re: Oooops big problem in zigzag implementation

On Mon, Nov 02, 1998 at 11:23:23AM +1100, Bek Oberin wrote:
> I had always envisaged (although I don't think anybody -else- has!)
> that for large sites we could swap the DBMS storage for SQL storage
> where we can use a two-attribute key instead of the messy hack (the
> dim+thingy) we have to use with the DBMS.  That'd mean we could
> "SELECT bar WHERE bar" to pretty neatly find the links going any
> which way.

Yes indeed.  Perfectly sensible.  Probably considerably less efficient
for simgle-user systems, but essential for proper multi-user and
enterprise use.

> It's one of my vague plans to write a new Cell.pm (filename?  not
> sure, you know what I mean!), now it's module'd out, to use SQL and
> see how it works for much bigger (ie: 100's of mbs) DBs.

Great idea.

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