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by walkerl26
Thu Apr 04, 2013 9:29 pm
Forum: Databases
Topic: DB denormalization and UI lookups
Replies: 4
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Re: DB denormalization and UI lookups

Here's another approach I recently used with great success: Instead of storing an INT and using it as a foreign-key to the actual strings, make the status in the original table an ENUM instead. In your application, you can query the MySQL "information_schema" database and retrieve the list of ENUM v...

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