• Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint
Share this Page URL
Help

Chapter 17. Databases > Do You Really Need a Relational Database?

17.1. Do You Really Need a Relational Database?

It is common for web developers to jump to the conclusion that they need an SQL-compliant RDBMS like Oracle, when in fact they have a rather small data set that could be organized as one table. Commercial RDBMSs are expensive as well as nontrivial to install and administer.

17.1.1. When You Need a Professional Database

Here are some indications that you need a professional database:


PREVIEW

                                                                          

Not a subscriber?

Start A Free Trial


  
  • Creative Edge
  • Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint