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Re: PostgreSQL vs. Oracle vs. Microsoft

From: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
To: Randolf Richardson <rr(at)8x(dot)ca>
Cc: pgsql-benchmarks(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL vs. Oracle vs. Microsoft
Date: 2005-01-09 22:07:25
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On Sun, 2005-01-09 at 03:20 +0000, Randolf Richardson wrote:
> "tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us (Tom Lane)" wrote in pgsql.benchmarks:
> 
> > Randolf Richardson <rr(at)8x(dot)ca> writes:
> > 
> >> I'm looking for recent performance statistics on PostgreSQL vs. Oracle 
> >> vs. Microsoft SQL Server.
> > 

Think about it. You're not the first to want this, yet none are
available. It must be because...

> > Oracle prohibits their licensees from publishing independent benchmarks,
> > and I think the same is true for SQL Server.  So you won't find anything
> > unbiased.

I believe this has been so for many years with the Oracle licence. I
don't recall seeing this with Microsoft, but then I am less familiar
with the terms.

>     	Do you happen to have links to their license agreements?  I'd like to 
> see this for myself....

Easy, just pay the Ferryman...

-- 
Best Regards, Simon Riggs


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