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From Null kühl <>
Subject Re: Simple Select Query
Date Tue, 25 Aug 2009 08:23:02 GMT
yes, but imagine if it's a huge table, performance wise, ill be reading the
whole table from the db, all columns and all rows.then throw away all the
data except for a certain column, would it have a vast effect on performance
if i just constrain the reading from the beginning ?

On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 10:20 AM, Aristedes Maniatis <>wrote:

> On 25/08/09 5:29 PM, Null kühl wrote:
>> also the return of such a query will be a list of clients as List<clients>
>> c; , or since am querying for a certain field it can be something like
>> List
>> <String>  names;
> Although you can do what you want by returning DataRows, I strongly advise
> you avoid that approach while you are learning Cayenne. Instead, just
> perform the query to return full objects. The whole point of Cayenne is so
> that you can stop worrying about columns and start thinking in terms of Java
> objects.
> Ari Maniatis
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> Aristedes Maniatis
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