King Rat (gkr) wrote,
King Rat
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May 2002 I.E.E.E. Computer

Interesting article that I could have used in 1995 through 1998 when I worked for Pacific Simulation. Michael Blaha and Cheryl Smith, in A Pattern for Softcoded Values, describe a dtabase design pattern that they identified for industrial applications. I spent a lot of time building applications that used a much more rigid structure that ther pattern can replace. Of course, it might not be all that efficient. That was the problem I ran into when I was working there. Any data structure that could logically model the data we recorded couldn't perform very well physically.

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