Re: How to add an entry to TNSNAMES.ORA?

From: Palooka <>
Date: Fri, 07 Nov 2008 18:52:13 +0000
Message-ID: <y70Rk.2012$%D2.276@newsfe18.ams2> wrote:
> On Wed, 05 Nov 2008 21:48:33 +0000, Palooka <>
> wrote:

>> What on earth is wrong with having 
>> custom scripts to start your listeners, instances and whatever else you 
>> need?

> Why reinvent the wheel when there is already code provided?
> Why start to maintain your own code against new releases of Oracle,
> instead of making sure Oracle maintains what you already pay for:
> their code?
> Heck, why not ditch Oracle and build your own custom database?

Because Oracle's dbstart/dbshut are (perforce) generic.

A few lines of script to start/stop/monitor the processes you need, in your specific environment, in the order you require, is hardly reinventing the wheel.

Palooka Received on Fri Nov 07 2008 - 12:52:13 CST

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