Are there features on other RDBMS's that it would be good for Oracle to have?

From: Paul Linehan <>
Date: Sat, 26 May 2012 05:33:35 +0100
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Hi all,

I'm interested in finding out whether posters to this list wish there were features in Oracle that
are available on other systems?

I saw a posting by Jonathan Lewis
( who says there are some MS SQL Server features that he'd like to see. I asked what they
were but he never replied to my post.

For example, Oracle has made a big hooha over getting virtual columns. A db that I have regularly
used (Interbase/Firebird) has had them for decades and there's no doubt but that they're handy.
I still think the Firebird syntax is better - Field Blah IS COMPUTED BY (expression)

Anything similar on other systems that you use that you think would be of benefit for Oracle?

Any ideas, references, URLS, &c. welcome.


Received on Fri May 25 2012 - 23:33:35 CDT

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