Re: Microsoft Windows, will rule in the next 8 years in the marke t

  • From: David Sharples <davidsharples@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: Oracle-L <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2005 19:11:56 +0000

exactly, you know what you are doing.

The whole problem with security is that the people who get attacked
dont know what they are doing.

OS choice won't stop that.

On Tue, 1 Feb 2005 13:16:26 -0500, Goulet, Dick <DGoulet@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> David,
>        Well I'll give on that part, an OS is just a tool & yes you
> should use what your most comfortable with or what is at hand.  My
> preference is for Linux of one of the nix flavors.  And no I don't do
> things as root or administrator.  No one should unless it's absolutely
> necessary.  Tell me, how many times do you see a DBA logon to their
> database as SYS?  I'll bet it's more times than it should be.  Here we
> dba's use our own personal accounts that have been granted dba access.
> Sys gets used mainly to start & stop databases and system is likewise
> rarely used.

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