23 January 2019

Data Normalization Matters

Tyler Young
Tyler Young @TylerAYoung

In describing for a coworker a place where two different subsystems have their own (hopefully identical!) ideas about the state of the UI, I was reminded of this quote from the database world:

Between any two copies of the same data, there will be differences.

I’ve tried unsuccessfully to find attribution for this… if you know where it comes from, give me a shout!