Re: two instance -- one database

From: Niall Litchfield <>
Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2008 18:29:01 +0100
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Only if the views are materialized views, and probably then only if they are snapshots (complete refresh) On the plus side for your friends they'll likely be able to point to a higher number of sub optimal plans coming from the remote db as compared with having a different schema in the same db.

On 24/09/2008, Brady, Mark <> wrote:
> I have a friend (no really, this isn't some lame way of telling you about me
> but trying to hide that by ... )
> I have a friend, and at his company they have an Oracle database with tables
> and data. We'll call it Database A and they have another Database B that has
> views across dblinks to each of the tables in Database A. The data team says
> that this protects Database A from bad queries.
> So can anyone think of any possible benefit from this arrangement? Will
> administration be easier, queries faster, performance more predictable?
> Anything?
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Niall Litchfield
Oracle DBA
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