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15. Managing Data Growth

Elizabeth Noble1 
Roswell, GA, USA

When a database is first created, for a given amount of time, the tables in the database will remain small. Depending on the nature of the data stored in the table or the amount of time that has passed, you may find yourself in a situation where one or more of your tables have experienced a significant amount of growth since the table was first created. There can be many motivations for managing the relative age of the data stored in a table or how data is stored overall. The goal of this chapter will be to focus on organizing your data in a way that can be managed long term. While many companies ...

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