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TXT file vs connect to Database

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Is connecting to the database a better option?

Whchi is fasted from an FDM standpoint?


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  • 1. Re: TXT file vs connect to Database
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    Personally I'd use a text file. It's a static snapshot of the data at a point in time and FDM can navigate back to it as the ultimate start point of the audit trail with out of the box functionality. The same can not be said of the database option. In addition the load options available with a text file are likely to be more performant. Also text files can be used to source data with no scripting knowledge requirement, an ongoing benefit for your average user

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