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Hello,
I"m considering to transfer project base on paradox database 2 oracle.

My question : on paradox , when our Client had some problem i ask them to zip the data and send it to me by email, does this option exist also with Oracle ?
Does my clients can zip oracle database and send it to me ? how ?

thank u
Asi
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by:kretzschmar
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>Does my clients can zip oracle database and send it to me ? how ?
no, not possible, but you could dump out the database-contetnt into a flat-file (only possible, if there are no blobs) and import (load) this into your oracle-server (which you must have then)

meikl ;-)
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by:VSF
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You will Alot to work on my friend!

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by:dMa
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additional to kretzschmar.

if u are using oracle .... u can simple connect to the server and to the database as dba-admin via tcpip.
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by:kretzschmar
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>u can simple connect to the server and to the database as dba-admin via tcpip.

if the client and server listener is properly configured,
yes
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by:asi
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does in oracle database can be errors like "index out of date "  or "cable corruption " - ?
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by:ITugay
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Hi asi,

Attension! Oracle is a havy weight software, and to learn Oracle is very similar to learn different operating system and all of its environment. Be sure that you really need Oracle after using Paradox. It is something like to drive an aircraft after driving bicycle. If you are don't going to write corporation-wide, city-wide or country-wide project, then avoid of Oracle.

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Igor.

disclaimer: I think that Oracle is most reliable, fast and scalable software :-)
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by:kretzschmar
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>I think that Oracle is most reliable, fast and scalable software :-)

it is the best database, from my point of view
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by:dMa
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>I think that Oracle is most reliable, fast and scalable software :-)
>it is the best database, from my point of view

nope people ... it is the bigest firm ofcourse is a very god software but hav y any worked with Interbase ????
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by:kretzschmar
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>but hav y any worked with Interbase ????
sure, but
-interbase isn't dynamic sql-able
-interbase didn't have objects
-interbase cannot include java-code
-interbase didn't has an entity designer
-interbase cannot have subselects in some cases
-and more

meikl ;-)
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by:dMa
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heheheh 1 have worked 1 year with oracle and 1 year with interbase

and about you points sorry but it's all bullshitt
-interbase isn't dynamic sql-able
-interbase didn't have objects
-interbase cannot include java-code
-interbase didn't has an entity designer
-interbase cannot have subselects in some cases
read the specifikation of interbase her the url :
http://www.borland.com/interbase/tech_specs.html


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by:ITugay
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I use both of them, Oracle and Interbase.
They are intended for different tasks.
I'm sure that all of them is the best of all.

We use hammer for a nail, and pile-press-machine for a pile, but never on the contrary, right?

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Igor.
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by:kretzschmar
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>and about you points sorry but it's all bullshitt
this may your opinion, but atleast i work over three years with both systems and interbase is still a child compared to oracle

but this question is not pointed in any case to interbase

meikl ;-)
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by:kretzschmar
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hu, very diplomatic, igor ;-)
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by:dMa
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ok sorry not all is bullshit :))))
but inerbase have more as one futer that oracle dosn't have like :
http://www.consist.it/Ib_vs_ora.htm and much more :)

no interbase objects ?????ß whot is with IBObjects ????
no javecode ???? http://www.ibphoenix.com/ibp_iclient_conn.html
no entity designer ????? what about EJB designer ???
no subselects ????? whot do y talking about ??? heheheh nice jocke :)
please read it http://www.borland.com/interbase/tech_specs.html


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by:dMa
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:))) ok :)
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http://www.consist.it/Ib_vs_ora.htm
seems to be outdated,
and just not objective
(because disadvantages by oracle are explained well,
bot nothing about disadvantges by interbease is mentioned)

about the others,
well third party tools
may raise the comfort of interbase

about subselects,
i said in SOME CASES are
subselects in interbase not possible
whereas it is possible in oracle

well, like interbase as well as oracle,
-interbase is more handy than oracle
-interbase is good enough for mostly database-apps
-and interbase is just not so expensive

but i work also on projects,
which has some terrabytes on data to handle,
and there the performance of interbase sucks.

also oracle has a maintainance support
(did interbase has such?)

well, may i also so diplomatic as igor,
and say both are good databases

meikl ;-)
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by:dMa
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i never say thet oracle is an bed database !
ofcourse is one of the best ...

and interbase is just not so expensive
( don't fogert thet interbase is opensource :) )

interbase have a maintaince support to... ofcourse not so expensiv and so got like poracle ... you right ...

ok i dosn't have experience with datas out of the TB ..

:)

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by:ITugay
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it's a good discussion,
next time I will never post provocate  messages :-)

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Igor
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by:ITugay
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meikl,

can you provide some help?
http://www.experts-exchange.com/delphi/Q.20296899.html
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by:kretzschmar
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>can you provide some help?
i will try, igor
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please delete this question
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