The Most Common Database Design Mistakes - This Is a RAID

By Brian Prince  |  Posted 2008-03-19 Print this article Print
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Get to know RAID (Redundant Arrays of Inexpensive Disks). Develop a thorough understanding of RAID-5 versus RAID-1, and avoid RAID-5 when you are dealing with large-volume random access data patterns.


The job of developing a database is not easy, which is why more people don't/can't do it. That said, even the experts make mistakes in the process. After soliciting input from analysts and some professionals in the field, eWEEK has compiled a list of some of the more common database design mistakes and a few general tips for avoiding them.


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