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Mark D'soza
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Anybody knows what is post relational database?
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The Moose
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A database for the recently divorced?
"Multidimensional" means that data can be indexed by as many parameters as needed - it is not constrained to fit into rows and columns. This allows for much richer data models than can be achieved using relational technology. Complex data can be stored and used in a much more natural way.

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It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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