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Eddy Vluggen27-Aug-21 17:07
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GeneralImposing data type and length restrictions at the database level is stupid! Pin
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User 991608027-Aug-21 5:29
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raddevus wrote:
You said, "A traditional RDBMS has a fixed data model, (defined by the schema), and will need effort every time it needs changing"
But now this makes it sound like, "well, we'll create one big wide table with fields named Field1...Field200 and we'll just use it like a bucket. Make everything a huge varchar field."

That reminded me of a team project I worked on back in 2000 when one of the developers thought he had the best idea for a database for our new project. His solution was one table with ID, Title, and Value. That's it. Everything and I mean everything would be put into that table. "Easy Peasy" right? What a nightmare that was. Mad | :mad:
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