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Oracle CEO on the limits of open-source databases.

From: "Greg Sabino Mullane" <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com>
To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Oracle CEO on the limits of open-source databases.
Date: 2003-01-30 15:10:02
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Interesting interview with the CEO of Oracle, especially the first 
section where he dismisses open-source databases outright:

http://www.linux-mag.com/cgi-bin/printer.pl?issue=2002-11&article=ellison

Most interesting quote about open-source databases:

> It's not just scale. There's no security. [There's no] scalability, 
> security, or reliability. If you give up any of those, you can't 
> do this. Another reason you'd be out of your mind to use them is 
> because you'd have to buy twice as much hardware. We run, I don't 
> know, ten times, a hundred times faster than they do on the same hardware.


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