Automation No Substitute for Real Knowledge

Ault, Mike
June 2007
Database Trends & Applications;Jun2007, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p22
The author comments that having a good database management tool must go hand in hand with a knowledgeable person to handle it. Oracle provides database management tools which are based on the company's philosophy of minimizing complexity through automation. However, the author cites that automation, if applied incorrectly, can lead to more trouble than solutions. The use of automation and graphical user interface in computer applications is reducing the number of knowledgeable persons who know how, and when, to use Oracle tools at the right place.


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