Re: Big disappointment with Postgres

From: Noons <wizofoz2k_at_yahoo.com.au>
Date: Sat, 05 Feb 2011 23:18:18 +1100
Message-ID: <iijf4b$9al$2_at_news.eternal-september.org>



Hans Castorp wrote,on my timestamp of 5/02/2011 4:41 AM:

>
> I have been developing applications backed by DBMS for 20 years now, and I never
> had the need to use hints (neither on Oracle nor on any other DBMS like rdb/VMS,
> DB2, SQL Server or Postgres). Hints have always been an absolute no-go and no
> SQL statement would have passed our quality controls that would only run with
> hints enabled (except for maybe a total of 10 statements in all those years)
>
> If the only way you can get your stuff to run are hints, then you have some
> serious flaws in your application and DB design.
> You should better fix _your_ application than insulting the developers of the
> Postgres team.
>
> The absolutely inacceptable rude tone with which you have been ranting about
> this in the Postgres mailing list makes me think it's not that bad at all that
> you are no longer a member of the Postgres community.
>

And that, folks, is an example of a perfect idiot. Funny thing is he admits being so for 20 years... Received on Sat Feb 05 2011 - 06:18:18 CST

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