Subject Re: [ib-support] OT?: Fastest tablelayout
Author Martijn Tonies

> > What "fastest" - table design shouldn't be about speed, but about
> > consistency and normalized data structures.
> I must desagree with you! I think database design has a *lot* to do with
> speed (performance).

Not at all. Design is a logical process while performance is a physical one.

Instead of designing for performance, db engine vendors should either
code their engine better or you should throw in some hardware.

Designing for performance creates - most of the time - only more problems.

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
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