[lug] Linux DBMS

Evelyn Mitchell efm at tummy.com
Mon Mar 27 09:40:13 MST 2000

On Mon, Mar 27, 2000 at 11:35:30AM -0500, Subba Rao wrote:
> I am currently looking at using a DBMS server on a Linux system.
> Are Linux systems used as DBMS servers? If yes, what HW configuration
> would be recommended for a DBMS server for a e-Business application?

Yes, Linux has several good DBs available, from the free and fast
MySQL, to the free object relational PostgreSQL, to the commercial
Databases: Informix, Oracle, Solid and others.

The HW configuration depends on your requirements for storage
capacity, speed, transactions, reliability. 

> Which DBMS systems perform well on Linux and are not resource hogs?

It depends on what you're trying to do.

Evelyn Mitchell
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