Designing for Performance: Lookup TablesCommented on: 8 years ago
(September 19, 2006)
Disagree with "hotspot" theory. A small lookup table is most likely to be memory cached.
Disagree with Denormalization hype. Its not as if 100% of all datbase tables are fully normalised in practice...
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