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a history log for a database

Posted on 2006-10-29
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hi there
what is the best way to store a history entries for multiple users in a database,
 
for example would it be good to store it in a single column (on the same row as the username) and use "," to separate each entry or will it be better to store entries in a separate table with there corresponding "username" so that they can be identifyed
or is there a better way to do this?
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In common way, the log table should be

user_id(int)   action_datetime(datetime)   Action(int)   Description(varchar)


The action is an enum that was defined before, e.g. 1: insert, 2: delete ...................
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