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Alternative Methods of Managing Data Growth and Best Practices for Using Them as Part of an Enterprise Information Lifecycle Management Strategy

Data, either manually created, or machine generated, tend to live on forever, because people hold on to it for fear that they might lose information by destroying data.

There is a saying in Bhagavad Gita:

jaathasya hi dhruvo mr.thyur dhr.uvam janma mr.thasya cha |
thasmaad aparihaarye’rthe’ na thvam sochithum-arhasi ||

For death is certain to one who is born; to one who is dead, birth is certain; therefore, thou shalt not grieve for what is unavoidable.(more…)

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To Partition or to Archive

Both partitioning and archiving are alternative methods of improving database and application performance. Depending on a database administrator’s comfort level for one technology or method over another, either partitioning or archiving could be implemented to address performance issues due to data growth in production applications. But what are the best practices for utilizing one or the other method and how can they be used better together?

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