The good news is that after I signed in, I got the search results.The bad news is that they were all in german. WTF?
After logging in I get results in English. Searches take 3 to 8 seconds with "waiting for search.oracle.com"
What a smooth and elegant way to treat your users!/me imagines the next step will be a requirement for people to sign up for a MySQL documentation plan at $2000 / year, but I bet it'll be free with an enterprise subscription ; )http://theoatmeal.com/comics/shopping_cart^ what he says about needing *another* website account
Well, it works for me. No need to login or anything.
I like that you tagged this "NoSQL" :-)I think Oracle gets the definition of "Search" correctly here. If you really want to search hard for something, this is the way to go.Google on the other hand makes search too easy to actually qualify as a search. It would be more correct to call it the "Google find engine", since it mostly finds exactly what you want, without having to do any searching.henrik
I wish that the equivalent of bugs.mysql.com content now behind the support.oracle.com login were searchable via Google.
I was trying to find legacy 5.1 enterprise binaries the other day...least intuitive system I've used for years.
For complicated reasons, if you clear your oracle.com cookies, you don't have to login.
@patrick-crews oracle docs have been online for free since forever. No need to fear 2012 and the end of the world, you know...
It's 'Oracle Secure Enterprise Search'…so at least it's secure… or is it?
Hmm.. I tested this out myself and while the search results are much uglier than they used to be, the did work without a login.
Got the same result as Lachlan, with whom I agree 100% with the results.
Lachlan, Gerry -- I assume you don't have a cookie from oracle.com or support.oracle.com, or you are currently logged in there.
It's indeed using SSO and it does require you to login.And for some searches it fails…"Oracle Enterprise Search is temporarily unavailable.We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused, please try again later."
It appears to work for me, but the results are completely irrelevant to my search. I think my cat walking over the keyboard in Google would bring more MySQL related results.
I have found search on the MySQL documents to be fairly useless & slow for the last 3 or so years. I just do a google search & I generally get the page I want/need in much less time (feels like half the time, but I'm not including those MySQL doc searches that never give me what I'm searching for).
Wow, 1 week later and it is still redirecting me to a login page.