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Choosing between in memory collections or database tables to store data RRS feed

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  • Hi,

    When designing systems, it is possible to arrange data in an in memory collection (array, Hashtable, etc), or in a database table?


    What factors influence this decision? Is it the data? I.E. it's just a simple set of names with no relations then it can go in a collection. What else?


    Thanks
    Monday, July 14, 2008 8:44 PM

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  • you mean database table or Dataset/DataTable...  I am trying to find out if this is a question similar to config Vs database or Hashtable Vs DataTable...  to answer appropriately

    Thursday, July 17, 2008 4:32 AM
  • Do you want the data to persist? Or is it transitory? These are questions to consider.

    Thursday, July 17, 2008 5:13 PM