Subject Splitting hairs RE: [IBO] info on database design
Author Gerhardus Geldenhuis
> Ah, 64 Bits are somewhat a very large number (Exactly
> 18.446.744.073.709.551.616). To store a table with only two
> columns (the PK
> and the Date) you would need (naively calculated) 16 bytes per row and
> therefore 274.877.906.944 GB (millions of Terrabyte!!) onto your harddrive
> would require several hundreds of Terrabytes before you reach the
> end of the
> generator. Don't you think that this is enough?
Actually there are 18446744073709551616 posibilities but the
highest number is (2power64)-1 which would be