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Database Design News, Issue #44- New concepts in physical database design
March 31, 2008

New and interesting concepts in physical database design

New and interesting concepts in physical database design

There was an intersting thread about column databases versur the well-known ones, by forum member Mueller. So I did my best to answer him, and then Andy from Vertica (the vendor in discussion) chimed in as well.

In the future I will try to get other vendors coming in with their thoughts as well.

For now, I think this will be a good and fun read for you about the relational DB model and how it can be impremented in a completely new was.

Enjoy, and have your turn posting your arguments for/against it, as it will most likely be a valuable/controversial resource to you!

Here it is:

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