The Trouble with Triggers

Wednesday Oct 29th 2008 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

Tom Kyte looks at trigger maintenance and implementation challenges.

[From OTN]

Those of you who frequent the asktom.oracle.com Web site know that I have an aversion to triggers. Once upon a time, a long time ago, I thought triggers were the coolest thing ever and I used (and abused) them heavily. Now, whenever possible, I will go very far out of my way to avoid a trigger.

I have two primary reasons for avoiding triggers...

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