According to http://stackoverflow.com/a/174047/14731, splitting away infrequently-needed columns frees up the cache allowing faster retrieval of the commonly-used columns. I've got a table whose ...
The goal is to construct a hierarchical database of Objects having the following format: TypeA -> ObjectA [values, contains ObjectB*, ObjectC*, etc.] TypeB -> ObjectB [values, contains ...
I've been developing for a while, but never really had to deal with DB/scaling issues before. That's suddenly changed and I've found myself in the deep end. I have 2 SQL tables, as such: VOTES ...