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Re^2: OT: SQL and me

by talexb (Canon)
on Oct 08, 2013 at 02:56 UTC ( #1057346=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: OT: SQL and me
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You can certainly store hierarchical data in a database, but it is a bit more complicated.

A simple example is a family tree -- each person entry would have two other people as their parent. These people would all be in the same table, so you'd have to do a join back on the table that you're selecting from.

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