The Trouble with Triggers
October 29, 2008[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...
The article continues at http://www.oracle.com/technology/oramag/oracle/08-sep/o58asktom.html