[linux-elitists] (from Pigdog) Feuerstein on Oracle
Paul J Collins
Fri Oct 20 10:21:02 PDT 2000
>>>>> "Eugene" == Eugene Leitl <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Eugene> Please tell me, why is Oracle evil? I might have to use it
Eugene> in my next job.
Ignoring for the moment that Oracle is not free software, I suppose
the reason it is considered evil is that it is such a pig to get
working well. The reason for this is that the default configuration
seems calculated to screw you up. For some good Oracle lore, peruse:
(Read the comments at the bottom of this one;
I'm sure there was an article on ASJ about fixing Oracle's default
configuration, but I can't seem to find it now.
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