Is it best practice to include partition keys within foreign keys when referencing partitioned tables?
The large tables in our database are partitioned by an id in order to separate data and speed up IO. The table of the data is partitioned by the partition key, but the primary key is only on an ...
NB: this question is purely academic / to help improve my understanding of SQL Server performance. Given a master table which relates to one or more other tables, how would you determine the best ...
I'm using an orm framework that handles data (and its integrity) on top of mysql. So far I ignored foreign keys because the orm handles that just fine. I recently read that foreign keys can enhance ...
We are using aws/rds, MySQL 5.5.8. all InnoDB. For performance purposes, we have merged some data-elements into varchar fields; mini-sized int and date type fields; added covering indexes; ...