Rob wrote:
Why does it drive you bonkers to put any constraints and triggers
on the database? Why do you insist it be ONLY in the application
(or some database wrapper)?

DB triggers and constraints don't drive me bonkers, but I've seen a number of cases where their use led to unintended and unanticipated negative consequences as a result of their global context.

The thing that really drives me bonkers are rigid ivory tower DBAs. I don't want to turn application development over to them.

Nathan.

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