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Basically, the whole thing just doesn't seem like it was 'made for me' and my small micro-blog I think, this is the basic statement here. Although your question is about Do common relational database systems work 'out of the box'?, what you are looking for is more: do I need a full featured DB for microblogging?. And there is a clear answer: No, you ...


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They do work out of the box, for the most part, but you do have to know how to use them. They don't come pre-populated with your application's data model, because they don't know what that is, so they're a blank slate, in that respect. SQLite will support small to medium websites with nominal concurrency and relatively low traffic, which describes probably ...


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The database is a framework. How much you need advanced features depends on your business needs. For what you've described in terms of needs, you need SQL tables, but not the long list of other things you mention. Start small and simple is the way to go. Think of it as building scaffold. For a shed a few 4x4's does the trick, though only provides a frame, ...



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