Re: Oracle on Windows vs Solaris or Linux ?

From: <>
Date: Sat, 15 Mar 2008 13:52:52 GMT
Message-ID: <UwQCj.2779$SF2.1015@trndny03>

"Tony Rogerson" <> wrote in message news:frftos$h5l$1$
>> Now I've got a fair amount of time for your sql server work, and I
>> know that an MVP designation is not easily one. I find it hard to
>> square with gratuitous and repeated name calling. Obviously the Oracle
>> newsgroups might not be a place that you expect to glean a deal of
>> work. I'm surpised however at this sort of public behaviour from
>> someone Microsoft view as an independent helpful and professional
>> representative ( Do you not have to
>> be professional and reasonable in non-ms forums?
>> Niall
> People dish it out to me, I dish it back - that's how life works.
> celko and Denial Again are very ignorant people that have little regard
> for people with opposing views.
> As for Denial Again, I've had several private emails from him calling me a
> wanker amongst other things.
> The point about the MVP is that I don't work for it - if MS choose to give
> me it then that's great, however, it does not change my belief system, it
> does not change how I respond to people bullies like celko and Denial
> Again; yes, the MVP gives me benefits but MS also gets stuff back for
> instance me driving the SQL Community here in the UK which is flurishing.
> And finally, getting work - clients are big enough and smart enough to see
> the situation and context; I really don't think defending myself is going
> to lose me any work.
> Thanks for the observations though Niall.
> Tony.
> --
> Tony Rogerson, SQL Server MVP
> [Ramblings from the field from a SQL consultant]
> [UK SQL User Community]

I think you mean The SQL Server community. The SQL Community would be anyone who uses SQL -> Structured Query Language. I know MS prefers people use the SQL terminology to refer to their product, but it is wrong. Jim Received on Sat Mar 15 2008 - 08:52:52 CDT

Original text of this message