Re: Oracle memory allocation on Linux 2.6

From: Mladen Gogala <>
Date: 03 Apr 2008 13:36:20 GMT
Message-ID: <47f4dd54$0$1345$>

On Thu, 03 Apr 2008 06:17:23 -0700, Robert Klemme wrote:

> The point where I disagree is when you turn down improvements in
> management automation.

Management automation? I know few managers that could be replaced by a Perl script, but I wasn't aware of the trend?

> Basically systems become more complex all the
> time and we also learn more about system behavior. It is much more
> efficient to try to put that knowledge in code than to train a lot of
> people to do the same.

HAL 9000 awaits us. How do you put knowledge in the code? How do you get a computer to fix a horribly botched applications in which queries are created on views upon views upon views?

> The Java Virtual Machines of today are an
> extremely good example of where this can lead - performance has much
> improved over earlier versions and this is because the JVM is
> "intelligent" enough to do optimizations on the running code.

Hmmm, I am not sure that JVM can outrun Perl.

Mladen Gogala
Received on Thu Apr 03 2008 - 08:36:20 CDT

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