Re: Distributed transactions (two-phase commint) without DB links

  • From: Jared Still <jkstill@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: thomas.mercadante@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2005 08:41:32 -0800

Simple and straightforward often surpasses 'clever and brilliant'
in elegance, efficiency and maintainability.

It also requires that you have a good understanding of the 
system you are working with, in this case, Oracle.

On Tue, 15 Mar 2005 10:35:52 -0500, Mercadante, Thomas F
<thomas.mercadante@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Tom,
> You said: "The more I dig into the current database that I'm troubleshooting
> the less I appreciate non-standard, if brilliant, approaches."
> Let me just say, I *hate* clever brilliant approaches compared to standard
> straightforward approaches to problem solving.  Clever & brilliant to me
> mean just what you said - somebody else's "nightmare" long after the person
> has left, while straightforward documented processes are much easier to
> maintain.

Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

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