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You are paying developers to rewrite features that already exist in the database and you think this is "throwing hardware at the problem"?

No you got what I said wrong. I'd rather pay developers to keep the logic in the application and throw more hardware when I need more webservers, than pay developers to develop a 'database logic' solution and having to get them to rewrite for efficiency when the database starts getting blocked and saturated. It's always a good idea to plan for growth, as long as it doesn't mean delaying the app too much.

So yes I rather keep my databases light and get the app to deal with the processing as much as possible, throwing a new webserver at it when the growth requires it.

Snurf blerg schlep albargady!


That's me deliberately misinterpreting your comment, beating the straw man with a killer counter-argument and declaring victory.

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