Ben Nadel
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I am the chief technical officer at InVision App, Inc - a prototyping and collaboration platform for designers, built by designers. I also rock out in JavaScript and ColdFusion 24x7.
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Andy Sandefer

Member since Dec 11, 2008

Recent Blog Comments By Andy Sandefer

  • Thoughts On Storing Duplicate / Calculated Data In The Database

    Posted on Mar 31, 2008 at 11:53 AM

    To latch on to what David just said - it is important to really think about your indexes when constructing the table. A good basic rule to follow relates heavily to the "cardinality" of your data. Meaning, how different are the values from one record to the next for that particular column. Dates ... read more »

  • Thoughts On Storing Duplicate / Calculated Data In The Database

    Posted on Mar 31, 2008 at 11:17 AM

    Denormalizing data is a pretty controversial topic - why couldn't you have just talked more about Franziska, Politics or Money - now you're really going to stir the pot! LOL In all seriousness though, the case for denormalizing data is not a very good one. The simple fact is that modern relational... read more »