Subject Re: [IB-Architect] Re: [IB-Priorities] Isolation level implemetation
Author Jim Starkey
At 06:21 AM 12/27/00 -0500, Andy Lewis wrote:
>Though a lurker here, I am using and have great hopes for IB. I would
>agree both on the general guidleines for adding competing features, as
>well as on the "dirtier" isolation levels. On many systems they result
>is significnatly reduced overhead when using a read-only data source.
>Whilethe performance gains may or may not apply in IB, people are used
>to it, and well, perception is reality.

I disagree. Before something is included, somebody should make a
case for it. I think the minimim standard should be theoretically
sound and useful. My feeling is that this feature fails both tests.

Don't sniff glue 'cause all the other guys do it. Dumb is dumb.
If they need an underhanded mechanism because their transaction
control is too expensive to use, well, that's their problem, not

Jim Starkey