Originally posted by sreddy I don't think that kinda clients/corporates exist in this internet era who can wait for couple of hours to bring their database back on line with import and no indexes and creating indexes again might take some time again.
Yea they do exists, and hence my comments. One of my application fits into this category. Also remember, not all applications are still upto speed with internet. It is different story that one need not need Oracle for that kind of application. Like I said before, many time you have to just do what you are told to by your manager.