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I am trying to figure out how difficult or expensive it would be to add this feature

I am trying to figure out how difficult/time consuming it would be to add the following feature: We have a database with our subscribers and we want to send updates to paying subscribers. The catch ...
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Why don't databases have good full text indexes

Why don't any of the major RDBMS systems like MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle, etc. have good full text indexing support? I realize that most databases support full text indexes to some degree, but that ...
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What's stopping Oracle from supporting identity (auto-numeric) columns?

As far as I know, Oracle's RDBMS is one of the few (the only?) SQL database products that doesn't support identity/autonumeric columns. The alternative offered by Oracle is database sequences, a ...