Suppose you have to develop software for managing a custom storage of end-user documents and files. There are several approaches to data storage possible. Right choice of data storage technique will make your software versatile, robust and scalable, while mistakes made at this step will cause additional expenses, loss of competitive qualities and, of course, clients. This article discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each technique.
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