Re: Oracle does it again

From: Matthias Hoys <>
Date: Fri, 26 Feb 2010 19:35:58 +0100
Message-ID: <4b881449$0$2888$>

"Mladen Gogala" <> wrote in message news:hm8vv1$rrm$
>I am trying to practice RAC upgrade. I installed and configured oracle
> single node RAC, downloaded and verified the installation
> requests for 11.2.0 with the reasonable output of cluvfy and proceeded to
> the installation. The software is now asking for "SCAN addresses". I was
> barely able to convince my administrator to allocate me an additional
> address for every RAC node, now I have to go to her and ask for more
> addresses? WTF?
> Oracle 10g RAC was a sheer disaster, plagued by the many bugs (couldn't
> use multipath, vipca was legendary for being buggy) and the installation
> was extremely hard. Instead of making a product that would be easy and
> seamless to install, they have screwed it up to the hilt - again. I am
> just out of my meeting with the CIO in which I recommended against
> upgrading to 11g in the foreseeable future. I thought that Oracle will
> not be able to make a more horrifying disaster than Oracle10g was, but
> they outdid themselves. I wonder who was the effing idiot that has
> designed the product. Oracle is definitely going downhill.
> --

If you dislike Oracle's software so much, why don't you consider a career change? DB2 or MS SQL? Or Postgresql?
No need to get frustrated on your job, there are plenty of possibilities in IT.

Matthias Received on Fri Feb 26 2010 - 12:35:58 CST

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