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From: TheBoss <>
Date: 26 Jul 2017 20:14:33 GMT
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Noons <> wrote in news:ol9u12$302$

> On 24/07/2017 6:44 _at_wiz, Mladen Gogala wrote:

>> I am confused by the intensity of the spam campaign. It obviously
>> cannot produce any results, yet it continues unabated. It looks like
>> someone is doing his very best to extinguish this group. I have a
>> very good idea who that might be, but I don't have a shred of
>> evidence. 

> Don't bother, it's an Oracle bot. It's been openly admitted already
> in a few other places that the intention is to finish this newsgroup
> once and for all.
> If nothing else, to make sure that only "approved" posts get seen.
>> other Oracle forums are also becoming boring. It looks like Oracle is
>> no longer able to provoke minds and interesting discussions, in
>> general. 

> Tell me about it. I totally gave up when in December 2014 I was able
> to organize a talk - for free! - from none other than Chris Date at
> the DBA user group I was helping to run here in Sydney.
> 36 folk registered and wrote to thank me for organizing such a great
> meetup. 6 showed up on the day. I walked to the MSSQL UG meeting
> next door and asked if they wanted to join us. They could not believe
> it was Chris Date speaking and filled the room in no time!

[Quoted] Oh, wow! I wish I could have joint such ameeting, if only to have him sign my copy of his "An Introduction to Database Systems" (1st ed, 1975) that taught me the basics of the relational model and SQL as it was used in the development of System R.

> With this sort of "interest" by the users and not a single word of
> encouragement or ANY help from Oracle for the 6 years I helped run
> that group, should I care anymore?
> But I'm constantly told that the only people that can run shows are
> the ones granted ACE status by Oracle (which is a LIE: Oracle does not
> grant ACEdom, other Aces do and propose folks for it!).
> Did that stop someone from Oracle dumping on me at the Oracle Code
> seminar here last week that I should not "bad mouth" "Aces" even
> though I never did?
> I have ALWAYS bad mouthed the concept. Never the people.
> This despite a well known Ace and book author who is now tweeting
> almost every day about Mongo DB and has yesterday published a page
> where he recommends "folks design data structures that avoid joins so
> that Mongo DB can handle the data more efficiently".
> Effing UN-BE-LIE-VA-BLE!

[Quoted] Must be the same guy that came up with the following as the last of three main principles to keep in mind for MongoDB query performance:

The RAM on your server should be sufficient so that most data is held in memory. Obviously, thats not always possible, but query performance drops quickly when disk IO is involved. Obviously, SSDs are better than HDD when you can afford them.

[Quoted] For those that can't wait to see the other two principles: queries

> Let alone the multitude of other Aces who have left Oracle in the last
> 24 months and are now actively promoting competitive products.
> As usual, not a single word about it from those who claim I "bad
> mouth" Aces...
> But with Aces like that, I agree: why the hell bother about this
> company and its RDBMS product?
> Ah well, of course it's the fault of the "bad dbas".
> Who else?
> Bloody idiots...

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