Re: choices regarding where to place code - in the database or middletier

From: Daniel Morgan <>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2004 10:07:32 -0800
Message-ID: <1075140389.219038_at_yasure>

Joe Weinstein wrote:

> Daniel Morgan wrote:
> Hi Daniel. I hope my other response was clear, and this one of yours is
> clearer
> than your first.

>> You either fully embrace a software and leverage it for all of its 
>> scalability, security, and performance features or you are leaving 
>> money on the table. 

> Only in a simple one-vendor environment. If you are using more than one
> product,
> both may offer some same bit of functionality, and perhaps you cannot
> use them
> redundantly, but must choose one or other. In this case, the money you paid
> one of the vendors for the feature is already lost. You will presumably
> choose
> to use the one that either works best, or provides some side benefit.

As you now explain yourself I agree. Usually those words are used to promote the concept of vanilla SQL rather than bulk binds and other proprietary code that can vastly increases scalability and performance.

Daniel Morgan
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Received on Mon Jan 26 2004 - 19:07:32 CET

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