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Posted on    May-20-2011 2:32 AM

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Awadhendra Tiwari

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Posted on    May-20-2011 12:00 AM

As the name indicates, denormalization is the reverse process of normalization. It's the controlled introduction of redundancy in to the database design. It helps improve the query performance as the number of joins could be reduced.

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