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  • Re: to all the oracle haters

    Just about everything Oracle has been involved in is a joke, except for their database. The database is top-notch... SQL Server proponents like to think they're trading a little bit of performance for a lot of usability, but the reality is that the GUI used to administer SQL Server sucks. Take the backup/restore dialog, for ...
    Posted to The I-Hate-Oracle Club (Forum) by bridget99 on 07-13-2014
  • Re: A Modest Proposal

    [quote user="locallunatic"][quote user="Nagesh"] I think Jeff Atwood wrote that on his blog. [quote user="mikeTheLiar"]I don't care to belong to any club that would have me as a member.[/quote][/quote] It is a famous quote (that often goes without attribution).[/quote] I think it was said by W.C. Fields, ...
    Posted to The I-Hate-Oracle Club (Forum) by bridget99 on 07-13-2014
  • Re: Fast forward and rewind video speeds - tops with SSDS

    [quote user="Nagesh"] [quote user="SpectateSwamp"] [quote user="bridget99"] It's still possible to grab substantive control over a CPU core by setting thread priority to the highest setting and then doing something CPU-intensive.[/quote]  When my app is running nothing else matters to me. I'll ...
    Posted to Funny Stuff (Forum) by bridget99 on 06-14-2014
  • Re: I Hate People Aged 20-30 Right Now

    I found this on one of my phone's file servers: Click Here
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by bridget99 on 06-14-2014
  • Re: Whose computer is it anyway - Just Jam IT

    [quote user="joe.edwards"][quote user="SpectateSwamp"]This option disables all "DoEvent" calls from within SSDS; no more Yielding time to the Operating System so doohickey distractions can run.[/quote] I'm pretty sure Windows 3.1 was the last edition of Windows to use cooperative multitasking. The only events ...
    Posted to Funny Stuff (Forum) by bridget99 on 05-01-2014
  • Re: No thank you, Box.

    [quote user="morbiuswilters"][quote user="dkf"][quote user="Maciejasjmj"]Ayn Rand fanfiction[/quote]People write that sort of thing? How on earth do they manage to be more turgid than the original? Or are we talking Ayn Rand slash fiction, in which case I really don't want to know[/quote] Here's a serious ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by bridget99 on 04-29-2014
  • Re: I Hate People Aged 20-30 Right Now

    [quote user="bstorer"][quote user="bridget99"] I doubt any of these cars truly have a reliability problem. People tend to drive them hard, and they generally start up and run well anyway.[/quote]This doesn't make sense. I'm not suggesting any of them is a Yugo, likely to have the rear fender fall off during the test ...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by bridget99 on 04-11-2014
  • Re: Please Just Listen...

    [quote user="bstorer"]So are these forums just a place to post the letters you write that are full of things you're apparently too timid to say in real life? When did this website become the diary of a twelve-year-old girl?[/quote] Oh, I say it face-to-face. I didn't title this post "Please Just Read My Mind."
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by bridget99 on 04-11-2014
  • Re: I Hate People Aged 20-30 Right Now

    [quote user="bstorer"][quote user="morbiuswilters"][quote user="Groaner"]Cheap plastic interior, crappy handling... it quickly becomes obvious why it's the cheapest.[/quote] Yeah, although the Shelby is nicer (albeit pricey.) And they don't offer an auto, which is just pathetic.[/quote]I've heard a lot ...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by bridget99 on 04-10-2014
  • Please Just Listen...

    I don't have the time or energy to explain to you why we need a database script or why we have to wear underwear outside. I'm not tall, dark, or handsome, so you probably wouldn't listen even if I tried. I can't explain why "code first" is better, or why "model first" is better. And I have no desire to confirm ...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by bridget99 on 04-10-2014
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