Re: Curioser and Curiouser

  • From: Jared Still <jkstill@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: cary.millsap@xxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2005 11:11:49 -0800

Very true.

I think it worth noting however that the effort to make Oracle run
on platform X may be at a much higher level that what is required
to get that level of performance on platform Y.


On Fri, 14 Jan 2005 08:13:05 -0600, Cary Millsap
<cary.millsap@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> When I was at Oracle, many, many customers would ask me "privately" which
> platform really is the best for running Oracle. The honest answer was that
> I've seen Oracle run really well on just about every platform there is, and
> I've seen Oracle run really poorly on just about every platform there is.
> The number one ingredient in the performance of Oracle is whether there's a
> PERSON in the system who has the will and the skill to make it run
> efficiently. If you have that, you can run Oracle on anything.
> Cary Millsap
> Hotsos Enterprises, Ltd.
> * Nullius in verba *

Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

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