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Re: What databases have taught me

From: J M Davitt <jdavitt_at_aeneas.net>
Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2006 14:28:29 GMT
Message-ID: <hgbog.313$Eh1.237@tornado.ohiordc.rr.com>


David Cressey wrote:
> Here's what databases have taught me.
>
> Data, like knowledge, is power.
> Databases are for sharing data.
> When data gets shared, power gets shared.
> When power gets shared, politics happens.

Insightful. Succinct. One of those "big picture" perspectives that explains why so many are so fond of the high priests and wizards roles that various technologies
engender. Received on Tue Jun 27 2006 - 09:28:29 CDT

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