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Temporal Databases: Why you should care and how to get started (Part 1 of 3)

What is a temporal database? A temporal database is a database with built-in support for handling data involving time. This definition is from Wikipedia. It is simple and straightforward. Since we expect every database to have some kind of support for time operations, we could say that all databases are temporal databases based on this definition. The reality is a lot more subtle and complex. Temporal databases enable you to see the data as it…

Abel Morelos, Angela Holmes