Re: Big disappointment with Postgres

From: Mladen Gogala <mgogala_at_no.address.invalid>
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2011 03:18:59 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <ija6v3$3q9$>

On Sun, 13 Feb 2011 09:19:06 -0500, Serge Rielau wrote:

> BTW, the IBM position (which may or may not match mine) is that the user
> tells support (i.e. last resort) that they are stuck and support
> provides the hint (i.e. no need to wait for a patch). If hints are truly
> rarely needed then this ought to be an acceptable compromise between
> idealism and pragmatism.

That is true, that's why DB2 supports hints, in the first place:
Hints are documented, so the users can use them if they think that hints are necessary. Nice thing to know that support also advises the use of hints.

Received on Sun Feb 13 2011 - 21:18:59 CST

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