Oracle Heap Tables or SQL Server Clustered Indexes?
Live discussion between Jonathan Lewis and Grant Fritchey.
Thurs 7th June 2012
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Oracle and SQL Server may both share a common language, but certain things are handled quite differently. Jonathan Lewis (OakTable Network, Oracle Ace Director) is used to seeing heap tables (almost) everywhere, but Grant Fritchey (Microsoft SQL Server MVP) is used to seeing clustered indexes (almost) everywhere. But which arrangement performs better? And is comparative performance even the right thing to measure?
In this live discussion, these two heavyweights in their respective technology areas will debate the pros and cons of Oracle Heap Tables and SQL Clustered Indexes. Jonathan and Grant may even play a few unexpected cards during the discussion. Be prepared for a lively exchange which will not only entertain, but will teach you key concepts on Oracle and SQL Server.
Jonathan Lewis is a well-known figure in the Oracle world with more than 23 years' experience using the software. He is a founding member of the OakTable Network and Oracle ACE Director. Jonathan has published two books about Oracle, has contributed to three others, and has just completed a new book (Oracle Core: Apress) on the Oracle database engine. He runs a couple of websites and contributes fairly regularly to newsgroups, forums, and User Group magazines and events around the world.
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