> On Feb 20, 2005, at 11:02 AM, Stephan Szabo wrote:
> > My last company's experience with Oracle support still leaves me
> > questioning that claim. They basically got "don't do that then or
> > move to
> > the newest major revision" when they had a construct which caused the
> > server to stop responding.
> For the record, that is the kind of support I've got from Informix in
> the past.
> Even for issues where the db would reliably return invalid results.
> What is great is I have one informix db that I cannot take a backup of
> without causing several DAYS of downtime. Their solution: Do an
> in-place upgrade and hope it works. Yes, they actually said "And
> hopefully it will work. You'll need to take a backup to be safe" "But I
> can't take a backup. That is the point of this call" "Oh, well...
> umm.. it SHOULD work!"
"Uh, did we mention we are sure it would work in DB2." :-)
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