In this article, I will analyze different ways to organize data in a database. In my examples, I will be utilizing Oracle, but any other relational database would suffice. There are both advantages and disadvantages to these methods of relational database data organization and I will distinguish between them. However, I will leave it up to the reader to make a decision on which data organization is right for them.
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