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From:Martin Gainty Date:July 3 2009 2:18pm
Subject:RE: Best approach for DB-based event logging?
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Nigel/Marcus/Johann

mg>hopefully quick answer

> 
> nigel wood wrote:
> >
> > Here's a rough table stucture. The  indexes in events tables would be  
> > TargetId.
mg>there would be need to be a 1:1 correspondence between
mg>TargetId index and Username..all of your other tables would need to know
mg>the TargetId which would have to be somehow lookedup
mg>best to stick with a non-unique index on Username which everyone can divine from
> firstName and lastName

 But problably TargetId+EventDate probably eventId+event date 
mg>i would suggest switching this to a comibination og Username + EventDate

> > as you found more uses/added paging.
> >
> Well that didn't format very well :-( The tables structures are:
> 
> User/Actor
> =======
> TargetId
> Username
mg>pretty light structure ..what about contact and or demographic information for the
> user?
>
mg>this table maybe unnecessary as you can store the text directly into the table 
> EventType
> ======
> EventTypeId
> LogMesssageText (optional)
> 
> CurrentEvents,ArchivedEventsNN,MergedEvents
> =============================
> EventId
> TargetId
mg>i would substitute in Username for TargetId

> EventTypeId
mg>diskspace is cheap and the ability to store a long message text is cheap
mg>usually handled by appserver thru 'locale specific' resource properties

> EventData
> EventDate
> 
> 
> HTH
> 
> Nigel
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mg>bedankt,
mg>Martin

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