RE: DBA's as idiots
Date: Thu, 29 May 2008 11:52:51 -0700
Good stories, but I'd suggest a better approach for the developer in the second story in which the DBA is obviously not worthy of the title. The developer should've created a test case complete with trace files to show that the query performed better with the index on last name, and then done a live demo for the manager making it indisputable. If the manager doesn't respond to such empirical evidence but still blindly sides with the DBA, the developer should find a better employer ASAP. Sneaking behind the manager and DBA's backs isn't the right way to go about it.
[mailto:oracle-l-bounce_at_freelists.org] On Behalf Of Jared Still
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