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Re: "Transactions are bad, real bad" - discuss

From: Pablo Sanchez <pablo_at_dev.null>
Date: Wed, 07 May 2003 00:06:27 -0500
Message-ID: <Xns9373EB0EF7592pingottpingottbah@216.166.71.233>


"Paul Vernon" <paul.vernon_at_ukk.ibmm.comm> wrote in news:b98rfu$56gi$5 @gazette.almaden.ibm.com:

> Humm, I don't quite see the humour.

Oh dear ...

> Unless, that is, that you have read my postings as saying that it is
> impossible to build an applications that does enforce time sensitive
> business rules in SQL DBMS systems? Of course it is possible, but
> it's nothing like as easy, and you *have* to have an application in
> the way between the users and the database. The database cannot
> guarantee to enforce the rules itself.

My school of thought is that a DBMS shouldn't be the end-all solution. This is why I've pretty much stayed away from this thread. That and work getting very busy!

Thx!

-- 
Pablo Sanchez, blueoak Database Engineering
http://www.blueoakdb.com
Received on Wed May 07 2003 - 00:06:27 CDT

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