Database vs Cards

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Sun Oct 13 21:34:01 CDT 2002


Mike Doub wrote:

> I am planning the design of an address book like application.   I have been
> studying the Employee database tutorial and have noticed that the scripts
> are duplicated on each card.  I am planning to support about 3000 entries.
> That would seem to be pretty wasteful.
> 
> Can anyone comment of their experience with lots of cards? I am concerned
> with both memory and performance.  I have no experience with using a
> databases so I was trying not to lean in that direction.


There's a third option: arrays of custom properties in a stack file -

<http://lists.runrev.com/pipermail/use-revolution/2002-July/006141.html>

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