Re: Validating Flashback Database

From: joel garry <>
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2008 11:35:54 -0700 (PDT)
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On Jun 19, 7:25 pm, wrote:
> Anyone actually using flashback database out there....?  Or did I
> chose a boring topic..?
> Matt

A very interesting topic, actually. I personally don't have any experience with it, so I'm not qualified to comment. I certainly agree with the sentiment about looking at new features with a critical eye, but I wouldn't want to stop anyone from gaining experience with it. Just because a gazillion people have used something doesn't mean your particular configuration won't have issues, either.

I suspect the answer to #2 is that Oracle patches also include executable components, so you might have issues. Don't the patches have a documented unpatch?

My own view is paranoia isn't enough. Always have a way out when you are responsible for production upgrades, preferably so you can fix stuff before anyone notices you screwed up.


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Received on Fri Jun 20 2008 - 13:35:54 CDT

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