As my subject suggests, I would like to know does creating views cause an overhead to DB in terms of space, storage, performance?
Can anyone tell me what are the reasons for buying a commercial database system and not using an open-source free version? The reason for my question is that: Commercial systems cost upwards of ...
I am working on a 'back of the envelope' calculation for a 100TB reporting database setup. I am seeking out thoughts from the experts here. Proposed environment: Storage Capacity ~ 100TB Tables ~ ...
Given Oracle's licensing handling[a] (and, to a lesser extent, cost) I have always been wondering what the deciding factors would be for choosing Oracle over PostgreSQL or MySQL. My company is nearly ...
With a production and a test database on the same server, how should access be provided to some common quarterly update tables for both databases? It is possible to put these tables into a third ...