[u-u] Asset tracking...
davec-b at rogers.com
Tue Jan 13 17:06:25 EST 2015
I mis-used DNS records for this once (;-))
More credibly, spreadsheets and databases are interconvertable, but only
databases stay up to date.
Google bigtables are databases with spreadsheet-like interfaces, so they
and .csv files are what I last used for medium-large data (6 pages of
columns when printed, godzillions of rows never ever printed in full)
On 01/13/2015 04:16 PM, William Park wrote:
> Since it's key-value structure, from top of my head,
> 1. spreadsheet -- simplest, but you can't do any complicated query.
> 2. SQL -- probably single table would suffice. Query is obvious.
> But, data entry can be tedious.
> 3. textfile -- each line contains key/value. Will require scripting
> skills. Data entry is simple but tedious, because you have to make
> sure the same key is used in all files.
> 4. filesystem -- filename is the key, and its content is value.
> Even simpler then textfile, but same problem with data entry.
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