Re: SQL Server for Oracle DBAs

From: Eric <>
Date: Mon, 26 May 2008 16:12:48 +0100
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On 2008-05-26, Tony Rogerson <> wrote:
>> Way back when in oracle most of the dba's did understand to get
>> different disks and isolate their online log IO patterns from the rest
>> of the database. Go back to reading the concepts manual if you don't
>> get this part.
> Whilst I recognise you are just being dumb for my benefit this is exactly
> what I was saying and there is no need for me to read any oracle concepts
> manual.

Unless, of course, you want to talk about Oracle from a position of knowledge rather than one of ignorance.

> The point I made was that the way you layer the raid array in oracle and sql
> server are totally different - oracle recommends SAME, in sql server we do
> something different.

Of course the important thing is that there is a difference. However, you give the impression of criticising Oracle when you don't know enough about the what and why of the differences to make any meaningful comparison.

E Received on Mon May 26 2008 - 10:12:48 CDT

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