From: Breathnach, Proinnsias (Dublin) (breatpro at domain exchange.ie.ml.com)
Date: Fri 13 Sep 2002 - 11:51:10 IST
I'll suggest Sybase if you're wanting to pay for it ... ASE is quite nice to
both admin and program ... although it does have quirks the newer versions
Obviously get training up on whatever you choose, seriously, it's worth it.
And get a professional DBA to set it up and give you the "cheat-sheet" on
common problems and their solutions ...
My Eur 0.02 worth
> -----Original Message-----
> At this stage, Postgres is probably as closely related to Ingres as you
> to a bonobo (98% of DNA or so) but the differences are . . . . noticeable.
> But if you're considering a switch to a new platform, a little before the
> license gougers came knocking might have been good :-)
> > OTOH, has anyone got anything bad to say about Oracle? Their website
> > lots of good stuff but I'd like to hear the bad also since _I'm_
> > going to have my name associated with the choice of DB at work.
> Kate's already said it all.
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