Re: Variable tables

From: Mladen Gogala <>
Date: Mon, 7 Sep 2009 07:00:38 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <h82b2l$3cm$>

Na Fri, 04 Sep 2009 17:37:01 -0700, Google Poster napisao:

> On Sep 4, 6:33 pm, Mladen Gogala <> wrote:

>> On Fri, 04 Sep 2009 04:14:38 -0700, Google Poster wrote:
>> >  - I am referring to the table structure changing from a millisecond
>> > to the next. In a tight loop, the table is seen as having certain
>> > structure, and next iteration it is seen as different. That is a
>> > technical issue.

> > Here is how things work: you pick a programming paradigm and then use
> > it. If all you have is a relational theory, then every problem looks
> > like it could be solved by a database.
> You are close, but my problem is not exactly as described. First of all,
> along the years I have made a heavy of investment on Oracle. Not
> necessarily in money terms, but the really valuable resources: time,
> knowledge, access programs, reading this NG :-) etc.
> Initially it was not too hard to design simplistic tables and write
> access programs. As time goes by, those schemas need to be more complex,
> and I start having doubts of whether there are other approaches and
> solutions.
> I guess I need to hire a real DBA, but can't afford it now...
> -GP

A DBA might not be what you need. An experienced application designer with plenty of experience with Oracle RDBMS sounds more like it. A variability can be achieved by creating an additional object, but I don't pretend to be one of those.

Received on Mon Sep 07 2009 - 02:00:38 CDT

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