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: (snip) > Why the number 16 was chosen I am not sure. > Perhaps someone speculated there was a 4 bit limitation? (snip) 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" -- http://www.freelists.org/webpage/oracle-l