User database

Posted on 2003-10-28
Last Modified: 2010-04-01
Can anyone point me in the direction of the SQL DDL for a standard website user database? E.g. username, password, address etc.
Perhaps as part of a larger ecommerce db?
Question by:CEHJ
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ID: 9648384
create table USERS(
USR_ID numeric(10,0) identity,
USR_LOGIN varchar(20) not null,
USR_PWD varchar(15) not null,
USR_PWD_PHRASE varchar(100) null,
USR_PWD_ANSWER varchar(100) null,
USR_EMAIL varchar(50) not null,
USR_EMAIL_OK char(1) not null,
USR_CREATED_DATE datetime not null,
USR_CHANGE_DATE datetime not null)

the field USR_EMAIL_OK is must be set to 'N' until user confirm his email address by answer to the confirm email, then set to 'O'.

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Author Comment

ID: 9652799
OK thanks. I'm toying with the notion of there being no id column though. Possibly email as PK...

Accepted Solution

krispols earned 50 total points
ID: 9662328
hello CEHJ,

Carrefull with PK on varchar type, it's really slowest than on numric type. It's also consume more disk space to build the index.

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Author Comment

ID: 9665975
That's a point, thanks.
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Author Comment

ID: 10226152
Thanks. Although i've still not come  to a decision on how these things should be done!

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