Re: WebFocus and Oracle Views

From: Niall Litchfield <>
Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2011 12:49:04 +0000
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I've never heard of it, but a dev tool that *required* database constructs that were resource intensive and out of date would be banned when I became King. What does his change control document say, and who approves it? If you really , really can't talk sense into him then you sometimes have to let people hang themselves in a properly documented fashion.

On 5 Jan 2011 12:37, "Goulet, Richard" <> wrote:

 Guys and Gals,

        I've a WebFocus developer here who is telling mew that he cannot use a view to query data from the database. The app developers have created and tuned these views to the n'th degree so that they provide correct data quickly ( I have to pat these folks on the back as they really did work hard on them). Anyway this duhveloper wants to create MV's out of them so that "WebFocus will behave as expected" and he is absolutely adamant about it to the point that he has not started his work because "we won't let him create his MV's". BTW: he wants to refresh these at 1 minute intervals and they will require a full refresh. I've searched the WEB and even talked to a couple of others that I know who've used WebFocus and can't find anything that in any way substantiates what this person is telling me. In a bit of frustration with him I'm turning to the list to see if any of you have ever heard or seen anything along these lines. All replies are appreciated. As I understand it it's WebFocus 7.0 on Linux RH5 using an Oracle backend database also on RH.

        Thanks in advance.

Dick Goulet
Senior Oracle DBA

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