Re: consolidation of multiple rows
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2008 16:29:41 -0700
Jerry Stuckle wrote:
> gazzag wrote:
>> On 11 Mar, 16:55, Jerry Stuckle <jstuck..._at_attglobal.net> wrote: >> [snip] >>> Oh, and BTW - what a colossal waste of time. How often does one have to >>> install Oracle, anyway? If it's more than once per system, then you >>> need to go to a better product. >>> >> [snip] >>> ================== >>> Remove the "x" from my email address >>> Jerry Stuckle >>> JDS Computer Training Corp. >>> jstuck..._at_attglobal.net >>> ================== >> >> Installing and configuring an Oracle installation is valuable >> experience. I'd consider it a valid part of a decent course. >> >> -g
> My customers would consider installation a complete waste of time. If
> it's that hard to install, maybe people should use a different product.
> DB2 comes to mind.
> In the time his students take to install Oracle, our DB2 Admin students
> have learned about the tuning parameters, explained SQL statements to
> determine why things run slowly and tuned the system for better
You teach all of that in less than an hour. Whoa am I impressed. In the Oracle world we sometimes take two, even three hours to teach tuning parameters, explained SQL and to triage performance issues.
-- Daniel A. Morgan Oracle Ace Director & Instructor University of Washington damorgan_at_x.washington.edu (replace x with u to respond) Puget Sound Oracle Users Group www.psoug.orgReceived on Tue Mar 11 2008 - 18:29:41 CDT