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[email]mcphealaol.com[/email] (MCPHEAL) wrote in message news:<20030912134448.07492.00000579mb-m27.aol.com>... > >I think it may take 4-5 years for DB2 to reach Oracle standard. > > I've used both and there is something in what you say. For example - UDB has > only recently introduced Sequences and they've been around in Oracle for eons. .... and Oracle only recently introduced explicit full outer join support, blah de blah de blah. > Similar story with Materialised Views. DB2 introduced automatic summary tables in late 1998, roughly the same time as Oracle. > But I don't really want to enter this debate, just refreshing to ...

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    Default DB2 better than Oracle

    [email]mcphealaol.com[/email] (MCPHEAL) wrote in message news:<20030912134448.07492.00000579mb-m27.aol.com>...
    > >I think it may take 4-5 years for DB2 to reach Oracle standard.
    >
    > I've used both and there is something in what you say. For example - UDB has
    > only recently introduced Sequences and they've been around in Oracle for eons.
    .... and Oracle only recently introduced explicit full outer join
    support, blah de blah de blah.
    > Similar story with Materialised Views.
    DB2 introduced automatic summary tables in late 1998, roughly the same
    time as Oracle.
    > But I don't really want to enter this debate, just refreshing to hear a non
    > IBM view for once.
    You've been posting your pro-Oracle anti-DB2 stuff for years. Why the
    sudden show of modesty?


    DG
    Database Guy Guest

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    >You've been posting your pro-Oracle anti-DB2 stuff for years.

    must be confusing me with someone else - I'm a relative newbie to these boards

    I do prefer Oracle - but I'm not anti-DB2 - just anti the DB2 bigots who ram it
    down our throats.
    >Why the
    >sudden show of modesty?
    I'm that kind of guy.
    MCPHEAL Guest

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    [email]mcphealaol.com[/email] (MCPHEAL) wrote in message news:<20030912185652.03375.00001037mb-m11.aol.com>...
    > >Why the sudden show of modesty?
    > I'm that kind of guy.
    Good to hear :-)
    Database Guy Guest

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