IF you are prepared to pay, I am using DB2 on Linux and it runs great.
Mise Le Meas/Kind Regards/Mit Freundlichen Gruessen
Disk Test Engineering,
Storage Technology Division,
IBM International Holdings
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Michael Turley <samplecode at yahoo.com> on 18/12/2000 11:29:57
Please respond to Michael Turley <samplecode at yahoo.com>
To: ilug at linux.ie
Subject: [ILUG] Linux databases
This is a question that has been asked countless times
..a customer of the company I work for is looking to
implement a commercial service which looks as if it
could be database intensive. Transaction handling is a
I was asked if we should consider Oracle - I said we
should but that it is very pricey and needs alot of
qualified looking after. The other Linux based
alternative I am aware of is PostgreSQL which I
Has anybody on the list experience of implementing a
high volume ecommerce application on Linux and would
you like to share your opinion on relevant databases?
My experience is limited to Oracle on a commercial
Unix and mysql on Linux. The lads here think that SQL
server on NT/2000 might be a worthwhile option, if
only in a commercial sense.
Mr. Michael Turley
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