Re: Temporal Databases

Thanks, though I must admit the particular examples you give seem to appear
in OLTP databases all the time. :)

On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 5:33 PM, Pratap Singh -X (prsingh1 - Abacus at Cisco)
<prsingh1@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>  Temporal databases are time enabled databases. This does have overlap to
> Oracle flashback query but it is mostly used in data warehouse reference
> where database has columns like effective_start_date, effective_end_date so
> that snapshot as of certain point in time can be constructed.
>
> Thanks,
>
> PB Singh
> Tech Project Manager
> Ph: 408 424 2777
> Email: prsingh1@xxxxxxxxx
>
>
>  ------------------------------
>  *From:* oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:
> oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On Behalf Of *Niall Litchfield
> *Sent:* Thursday, November 06, 2008 2:15 AM
> *To:* ORACLE-L
> *Subject:* Temporal Databases
>
>   Nope, not a Star Trek - Voyager reference though it sounds like one, but
> something that our CEO was asked about by a customer. I have to confess to
> never having heard the term. Other than FlashBack Query/Data Archive has
> anyone any experience/understanding of this term as it relates to Oracle?
>
> --
> Niall Litchfield
> Oracle DBA
> http://www.orawin.info
>



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Oracle DBA
http://www.orawin.info

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