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Should not compress SQL database???

Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by Cicada, Jul 28, 2006.

  1. Cicada

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  3. Pieter Wijnen

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    au contraire
    SQL Server & Oracle for that matter are "proper" SQL Databases, Jet Database
    (Read: MsAccess) is just another file..
    Jet tend to perform better with regular Compact (as your computer after a
    Defrag of it's harddrives).

    PS and I'm not entirely in accord with the blog, I would definitly Truncate
    (Compress) a log/dbf file that has bloated out of proportions, admittedly
    this should not happen, but I haven't designed all Database systems, nor
    loaded data into all of them <g>

    Pieter

    Oracle Professional DBA (& tinkerer in MSSQL)

    "Cicada" <patwwh@hotmail.com> wrote in message
    news:ucG2QoDsGHA.2124@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
    > Below Microsoft Web site suggest people not to compress SQL server
    > database.
    > Does this rule apply to MS Access?
    >
    > http://blogs.msdn.com/khen1234/archive/2005/04/25/411852.aspx
    >
     
  4. Pieter Wijnen

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    au contraire
    SQL Server & Oracle for that matter are "proper" SQL Databases, Jet Database
    (Read: MsAccess) is just another file..
    Jet tend to perform better with regular Compact (as your computer after a
    Defrag of it's harddrives).

    PS and I'm not entirely in accord with the blog, I would definitly Truncate
    (Compress) a log/dbf file that has bloated out of proportions, admittedly
    this should not happen, but I haven't designed all Database systems, nor
    loaded data into all of them <g>

    Pieter

    Oracle Professional DBA (& tinkerer in MSSQL)

    "Cicada" <patwwh@hotmail.com> wrote in message
    news:ucG2QoDsGHA.2124@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
    > Below Microsoft Web site suggest people not to compress SQL server
    > database.
    > Does this rule apply to MS Access?
    >
    > http://blogs.msdn.com/khen1234/archive/2005/04/25/411852.aspx
    >




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  5. Cicada

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    Thanks very much!
    I understand now.

    How about ADO, which use OLE DB.
    Is it as stable as JET for compressing data??


    "Pieter Wijnen"
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    > au contraire
    > SQL Server & Oracle for that matter are "proper" SQL Databases, Jet
    > Database (Read: MsAccess) is just another file..
    > Jet tend to perform better with regular Compact (as your computer after a
    > Defrag of it's harddrives).
    >
    > PS and I'm not entirely in accord with the blog, I would definitly
    > Truncate (Compress) a log/dbf file that has bloated out of proportions,
    > admittedly this should not happen, but I haven't designed all Database
    > systems, nor loaded data into all of them <g>
    >
    > Pieter
    >
    > Oracle Professional DBA (& tinkerer in MSSQL)
    >
    > "Cicada" <patwwh@hotmail.com> wrote in message
    > news:ucG2QoDsGHA.2124@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
    >> Below Microsoft Web site suggest people not to compress SQL server
    >> database.
    >> Does this rule apply to MS Access?
    >>
    >> http://blogs.msdn.com/khen1234/archive/2005/04/25/411852.aspx
    >>

    >
    >
     
  6. Pieter Wijnen

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    same thing (it will use DAO to do the job)

    Pieter

    "Cicada" <patwwh@hotmail.com> wrote in message
    news:OTL2flNsGHA.1208@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
    > Thanks very much!
    > I understand now.
    >
    > How about ADO, which use OLE DB.
    > Is it as stable as JET for compressing data??
    >
    >
    > "Pieter Wijnen"
    > <it.isi.llegal.to.send.unsollicited.mail.wijnen.nospam.please@online.replace.with.norway>
    > ¼¶¼g©ó¶l¥ó·s»D:OU%23crVEsGHA.4752@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl...
    >> au contraire
    >> SQL Server & Oracle for that matter are "proper" SQL Databases, Jet
    >> Database (Read: MsAccess) is just another file..
    >> Jet tend to perform better with regular Compact (as your computer after a
    >> Defrag of it's harddrives).
    >>
    >> PS and I'm not entirely in accord with the blog, I would definitly
    >> Truncate (Compress) a log/dbf file that has bloated out of proportions,
    >> admittedly this should not happen, but I haven't designed all Database
    >> systems, nor loaded data into all of them <g>
    >>
    >> Pieter
    >>
    >> Oracle Professional DBA (& tinkerer in MSSQL)
    >>
    >> "Cicada" <patwwh@hotmail.com> wrote in message
    >> news:ucG2QoDsGHA.2124@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
    >>> Below Microsoft Web site suggest people not to compress SQL server
    >>> database.
    >>> Does this rule apply to MS Access?
    >>>
    >>> http://blogs.msdn.com/khen1234/archive/2005/04/25/411852.aspx
    >>>

    >>
    >>

    >
    >




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