Subject RE: [IB-Architect] Improving Failover
Author Doug Chamberlin
At 3/29/00 12:10 PM (Wednesday), Matt Larsen wrote:
>I believe that there is an inherent comfort to management and DBAs about
>providing a database name or alias which does not mention the location of
>the file. I prefer having the database file/files visible only to the
>database engine, not to any end-users (or developers for live databases).

I agree with Matt! Having an alias to designate the database is a big win.
I liked VMS logical names and wish I had them back on other OS's.