Re: why does this guy use dual?

From: The Boss <>
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2011 13:05:56 -0800 (PST)
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On 28 jan, 17:53, John Hurley <> wrote:
> The Boss:
> # Probably a sloppy cut&paste from a 'standard' query to get the host-
> name from dual, adding the extra info from v$instance.
> ... Don't think so:
> Maybe someone should submit this is as a question to the Oakies ...
> there sure are a lot of them lately.


> I have started my own relatively exclusive group the GROUNDHOGs

Marketing-wise you should have waited with that until next Tuesday and go public at this event:

Also, it seems Groundhog Day is based on pagan myths; aren't you afraid you will attract the non-scientific 'silver-bullet'

adepts? ... ;)

> ( GRumpy Old UNderachieving Dbas HOokup Group ) ... wouldn't a
> groundhog chew on the leg of an oak table?

How much oak would a groundhog chew, if a groundhog would chew oak? ...

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