Re: Oracle WTF candidate

From: Mark D Powell <>
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2012 07:05:21 -0700 (PDT)
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On Wednesday, September 26, 2012 5:09:58 PM UTC-4, Mladen Gogala wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Sep 2012 14:03:49 -0700, dombrooks wrote: > He says: > - Copy your SQL into a file (letís call it slow_query.sql) > - run the wrapping script as shown below > > The wrapping script which does amongst other things: > - alter session set statistics_level = all; > - _at_slow_query.sql; No, I made a mistake, I misread his "row source statistics". It's usually called plan statistics, at least that's what the hint is for. The title is still too bombastic for such a trivial content. Far too bombastic. -- Mladen Gogala The Oracle Whisperer

Mladen, I think your response to the article has been more boombastic than the title. The newspaper industry is famous for such titles. You have a point in that article titles should match up to the content but 'simple' pieces of code like the subject can be very useful.

If you are going to blog, remember that you have limited time, limited space, and your readers will have limited time to spend on the article so you have to make compromises.

Good luck with the solo career.

HTH -- Mark D Powell -- Received on Fri Sep 28 2012 - 09:05:21 CDT

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