Re: Big disappointment with Postgres
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2011 03:18:59 +0000 (UTC)
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.