Re: There are no Oracle gurus!

From: Volker Hetzer <>
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2005 18:36:52 +0100
Message-ID: <ct3bnj$ogo$>

<> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
> Ed Prochak wrote:
> > for (B)
> > If you browsed back a bit, you'd see that the regulars have all
> > received this critism before. It's just not needed.
> Obviously it WAS needed.
> >
> > Daniel can be harsh at times, but he has seen a LOT of the crap
> > produced by ORACLE wannabes, who try to jump from using MS ACCESS or
> > SQL Server.
> There's that holier-than-thou attitude again. Is there such thing as
> an Oracle wannabes?
Maybe not, but there are a lot oracle "mustabes". The standard situation is that somebone buys an expensive piece of software, the admin gets it dumped on his desk, discovers that it needs oracle and the boss authorizes him to order the CDs. Then the poor admin shows up here and asks "ow to run oracle" There's no way that we can tell him this in a couple of articles. The only reasonable way to save the expensive app is to give that admin enough verbal ammo that he can convince his boss to pay for the 10d admin course. Or to let the admin bother about the software and hire someone for dealing with the database issues.

> > And there are definitely a significant number of students
> > that try to get their work done for them here.
> And who really cares. Its not their job to ensure that students aren't
> cheating.
It's not their job to help others run their databases either. [Quoted] [Quoted] OTOH, if they *assume* that responsibility, out of niceness and free will, they can go about it in any way they want. And if they want to help people help themselves and not just hand out dangerous stuff without knowing all the facts (as is typical if you are asked here), it's their choice.

> That is just another cheap excuse used by people who don't
> know the answer.
Any evidence for this? Received on Mon Jan 24 2005 - 18:36:52 CET

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