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The Myth of Over-Normalization

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Too often, denormalization is suggested as the first thing to consider when tackling query performance problems. It is said to be a necessary compromise to be made when a rigorous logical design hits an inadequate database system. As the saying goes, “Normalize ‘til it hurts, then denormalize ‘til it works”. In reality, Denormalization always leads eventually to tears.

2008-07-28

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