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From "Michael Neale" <michael.ne...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Advantages of building tree structure
Date Fri, 17 Nov 2006 13:04:33 GMT
I think flat is OK, its once you get up to the "millions" of documents it
may hurt, so you have to put that in perspective ;)

A heirarchy may be for classification in folders. Remember in JCR its easy
to move a resource around when you want to re-arrange it later on.

On 11/17/06, David Moss <david.moss@infoflow.co.uk> wrote:
>
>
> This might sound like a simple question, but what advantage is there in
> building a tree structure to store my data?
>
> If I'm storing a single type of data 'documents' that is distributed to
> 'recipients' (be it groups or users).  What advantage is there in building
> a
> user / group / role hierarchy and retrieing documents through that as
> opposed to simply storing documents with an attribute indicating the
> recipient?
>
> I realise this would result in a flatter tree structure, which I've read
> elsewhere is not handled so well by jackrabbit.  What's the reason for
> this?
> Are attribute values indexed at all?
>
> Many thanks,
>
> David.
>
>
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