Going over mark rittman's blog i found aother article by jonathan lewis titled can we have a sensible debate.
The debates outlines a couple of thing that are interesting point ot note is the topis iof the thread that jonathan mentions
empirical vs research DBA .
The point in fact that is real world knowledge better or research is the key to sucess.
Hey if someone hadnt proved it to me that i've been wrong i would have still be wrong wouldnt I.
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