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Re: 9ias release 2 not recommended

From: sg <>
Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2002 22:42:25 +0200
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I just made a list of bugs I hit with ias, 16 bugs so far and counting funny thing is only one of them is published for public on Metalink, I wonder why hehehe

OSS is good for RDBMS support but clueless for Application Server and Applications support. They really need some better training or hire experienced people (specially Applications since by nature it's hard to support for newbies such as many OSS). In the last 4 days in our TARs, instead of getting help from OSS we helped them to solve the problems. Funny

Although I understand why they are clueless, if they change the architecture every year then no wonder lol

Unbreakble? How can you break something that is not even built

Cristian Veronesi wrote:

> Mark D Powell wrote:

>>> There is a price to be paid trying to put any release of any software 
>>> into
>>> production immediately. New releases are generally put on development 
>>> and
>>> testing boxes and not moved to production until proven stable. I 
>>> might note
>>> for you that Oracle Corp., itself, has yet to put Oracle 9i into 
>>> production
>>> with its own 11i applications.
>>> <snip>
>>> Daniel Morgan
>> There is no excuse for the release of software that contains bugs such
>> that working code developed in accordance to the documentation breaks
>> or fails to function as documented.  If the software vendor releases
>> the code then it should be free of major bugs.  Anything less should
>> be unacceptable to everyone involved with the product.

> I completely agree, and I wish to add: was there *any* stable release in
> the complex history of Oracle Web/Internet Application Server? I made 3
> installations of WAS 3.x and everytime it was a pain, even the very
> final release had some basic features that simply didn't work out of the
> box, you had to open two or three TARs and getting patches and
> workarounds from OSS. Now I'm running 9iAS and there are a lot
> of features that simply don't work, Portal installation just failed (but
> fortunately we don't need it) and I have a TAR opened just for giving
> Discoverer a try.
> It seems to me that this product has some basic design problems, it's
> the 6th time that Oracle rebuild it from scratch and everytime the
> result is IMHO very poor, expecially if compared to great quality of the
> database server.
> Just my 0.02 AltGr+E ;)
> Cris
Received on Thu Jul 11 2002 - 15:42:25 CDT

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