Re: Migrating an Application from SQL Server 2000 to Oracle 10g
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2008 18:05:05 -0700
> "Michael Austin" <maustin_at_firstdbasource.com> schreef in bericht
>> One thing I ran into is having to create sequences and triggers for all of >> those "auto-increment" data types in SQLServer and MySQL that a lot of >> people like to use for the PK... (which IMO is a complete waste of compute >> time if the data can be a self-unique PK - but that is just me) >>
> That's a discussion about meaningles and meaningful (primary) keys - imho,
> data should never be the key itself.
Are you ready to go toe-to-toe with Joe Celko and many others and argue that one should never use a natural key?
I certainly hope not.
-- 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 Mon Jul 21 2008 - 20:05:05 CDT