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Re: Modelling objects with variable number of properties in an RDBMS

From: VC <boston103_at_hotmail.com>
Date: Sun, 6 Nov 2005 09:27:02 -0500
Message-ID: <E96dneEf7Zsvj_PenZ2dnUVZ_vmdnZ2d@comcast.com>

"FrankHamersley" <FrankHamersleyZat_at_hotmail.com> wrote in message news:Xknbf.10240$Hj2.4382_at_news-server.bigpond.net.au...
> VC wrote:

[...]
>> As I said before, replacing SQL Server with another db was not an option
>> due to non-technical reasons.
>
> I always find it somewhat incongruous that ppl will go to the lengths they
> do to generate high quality data (presumably using expensive lab
> equipment) to underpin an analysis and then sell themselves short on the
> extra-lab stuff.

It's often the case that peolpe making buying decisions are not receptive to technical arguments, or even cost-benefit analysis.

>
> Its like buying an SL 65 AMG and then trying to service it with a pair of
> shifting spanners to avoid the cost of buying the factory toolkit. The
> same ppl wouldn't countenance that, but they happily deploy the wrong DBMS
> in their workplace.
>
> Cheers, Frank.
Received on Sun Nov 06 2005 - 08:27:02 CST

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