How do you programmatically create an empty database?

Andre Garzia andre at andregarzia.com
Wed Nov 24 14:05:55 EST 2010


ORACLE means One Rich A***le Called Larry Elisson...

On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 4:50 PM, Bob Sneidar <bobs at twft.com> wrote:

> Sorry Lynn, that was directed at mySQL/Oracle.
>
> Bob
>
>
> On Nov 24, 2010, at 10:22 AM, Lynn Fredricks wrote:
>
> >> <rant> Can I please have my old relational database model
> >> back? Can I please have Visual Foxpro? Or 4D? Or ANYTHING
> >> ELSE but this unwieldy, blood sucking, "the more money you
> >> make the more you have to give us" kind of database model we
> >> call SQL? We've been sold out, lads! SOLD OUT!!! </rant>
> >
> > Business models are usually the product of competitors colliding against
> > each other until, like stones on a beach, they start to resemble each
> other.
> > Some are truly baffling. Here's an example -
> >
> > In the real time 3D video market (machinanima), almost all players have
> > moved from a standard tool maker type business model to a "service" model
> > or, attach provisions to their software use to make it impossible to ship
> > products in their native format without paying them some form of royalty
> OR
> > requiring you to sell through their online stores. I think this is a
> result
> > of their own initial mismarketing and immaturity of the market place in
> the
> > first few years of their appearance, but all seem to have locked down
> their
> > tools into a walled garden model. But the number of competitors is very
> few,
> > and they all seem to have gone the same direction of trying to extract
> use
> > type fees.
> >
> > Its sort of like a cartel, without the 10 galleon hats and cigars, but
> with
> > the soul eating.
> >
> > We have sort of an inverse situation, because the market for databases is
> > extremely mature, yet no single DB is king and can do everything (and why
> > there are many smaller, less expensive or free alternatives prospering).
> The
> > big guys can often get as "walled garden" as they like because they often
> > have death grips on their soul eaten customers.
> >
> > Best regards,
> >
> > Lynn Fredricks
> > President
> > Paradigma Software
> > http://www.paradigmasoft.com
> >
> > Valentina SQL Server: The Ultra-fast, Royalty Free Database Server
> >
> >
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