Oh, how often have I heard this phrase:
“We’ll wait for the second release!”
And sometimes it makes me really anxious and angry at the same time when I hear that.
Anxious because it means that somebody has no strategy for the database upgrades/migrations and is just postponing necessary tasks to sometime in the future. Easy deal but not very clever.
Angry because this is a way of thinking from the 90s/00s when Oracle had this “10.1”, then later “10.2” strategy in database releases. But we are in 2014 now. And things have changed. Changed a lot in fact.…Continue reading...