Re: Choosing a Database

Perry Newton IDI/London (
Fri, 7 Apr 1995 03:16:35 +0500

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* Perry Newton *
* Information Dimensions, Inc. *
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>From: "" 6-APR-1995 23:02:14.13
>Subj: Choosing a Database
>Could you advise on selecting a database for a Web application?
>I am developing a Web application that will store user requests
>containing multiple text strings. I estimate the number of requests to
>reach the 100 thousands and each record would be approximately 2k in size.
>The text fields average 512k each.
>The database should have good text search functions as well as an
>efficient way of locating records based on their text content.
>I don't know what other things to consider in this type of application,
>please make any suggestions you feel are important.
>Thanks for your help,
>David Dumaresq | email:
>Programmer/Analyst, Info. Systems & Computing | phone: (604) 599-2120
>Kwantlen University College, BC, Canada | fax: (604) 599-2068
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