[Haskell-cafe] Consensus about databases / serialization

Yitzchak Gale gale at sefer.org
Thu Jan 3 16:15:56 EST 2008

Lihn, Steve wrote:
> For small queries, it does not matter much which approach you choose.
> But for large, complex queries, such 3-table join (especial Star
> Transformation) and/or large data set (millions of rows involved in
> large data warehouses), the performance will differ by order of
> magnitude, depending on how things are optimized.

Ah, yes. and that brings up another issue - how do the various
backends scale for:

- large SQL passed in
- results with many records
- records with many fields
- records/fields with many bytes
- several cursors

What laziness options are available?


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