[lug] Databases

Sean Reifschneider jafo-blug at tummy.com
Thu Jun 29 14:38:38 MDT 2000

On Thu, Jun 29, 2000 at 02:48:59PM -0600, Wayde Allen wrote:
>That was my experience when I tried installing it about 7 years ago.  I
>was hoping that perhaps things had streamlined a bit since then.

It doesn't seem to be.

>Still I'd like to see some good discussion about why one would choose
>Oracle over Sybase, Postgress, or MySQL for instance?

In every case I know if, it's because Oracle was *PERCIEVED* to be
better.  No actual tests were done on it, the people requesting it
just thought it was better.

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Sean Reifschneider, Inimitably Superfluous <jafo at tummy.com>
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