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Database engine that share a row among multiple tables

I'm wondering whether exists any database engine that can share cells or rows amongst many tables. For example: TABLE Customer ( CID: int Fullname: nvarchar(50) Age: int ) TABLE Group ( ...
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InnoDB to MyISAM Conversion Problem

I have a dedicated server based on CentOS 5 OS , mysql 5 and phpmyadmin I was trying to convert all database tables from InnoDB to MYISAM. I tried to do it by setting in /etc/my.cnf file the value ...
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Alter mysql database engine doesn't work from cluster to other

I got into this issue when I tried to alter my database table engine to InnoDB from ndbcluster, It did not work. But When I changed engine from InnoDB to ndbcluster it worked. It did not throw any ...
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Constraint based rules engine

I am evaluating software systems which configure products that tout constraint based versus rules based engines. Can someone explain (with maybe an example or two) to a non-expert what the difference ...
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What are some good methods of structuring a MySQL audit trail to be both immutable, and perform well for usage?

In one application, we have an audit table that uses the ArchiveEngine in conjunction with a few triggers to capture 100% of the changes that occur. The upside to this is that 20+ million rows ...
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What exactly is a database engine?

I have gone through the definition on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Database_engine several times: A database engine (or "storage engine") is the underlying software component that a database ...