Re: Oracle CBO question

  • From: "Alberto Dell'Era" <alberto.dellera@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2007 21:08:30 +0200

I've plugged ' oracle "16 table join" ' in google and I've found that
until 7.0, *SqlServer* used to have this 16 tables limitation.

Curious :)

On 6/7/07, Alberto Dell'Era <alberto.dellera@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On 6/7/07, Jared Still <jkstill@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Why the number 16 was chosen I am not sure.
> Perhaps someone speculated there was a 4 bit limitation?

It's not the first time I hear about this "16" myth, it would be nice,
for historical reasons, to know about the source.

Alberto Dell'Era
"dulce bellum inexpertis"

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