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From: Tommi Maekitalo <t(dot)maekitalo(at)epgmbh(dot)de>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: SAP and MySQL ...
Date: 2003-05-26 13:50:57
Message-ID: 200305261550.57966.t.maekitalo@epgmbh.de (view raw or flat)
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Hi,

There was a german article in heise news. See 
http://www.heise.de/newsticker/data/hps-23.05.03-000/.

MySQL gets stored procedures and transactions and all the nice features, you 
need for a real database (and postgresql already has) by throwing the code 
away an replacing it with sapdb.


Tommi


Am Sonntag, 25. Mai 2003 21:37 schrieb Hans-Jürgen Schönig:
> This is what I have seen in the SAP DB mailing list this weekend ...
> Maybe all of us should have some fun.
>
> SAP has finally gone completely insane.
> I can already see Monty on every SAP advertisment *nocomment*.
> This is the worst thing I have ever seen.
>
> 	Hans
>
>
> SAP bets on MySQL
> The software giant SAP entered a partnership with the Swedish database
> developer MvSQL AB. Objective of this collaboration is the unified(?)
> development of a new Open-Source database system for Enterprise
> applications. This move fits well into the concept of SAP to reduce the
> commercial importance of database server.
>
> ....
> <snip> some general words about MySQL & SAPDB </snip>
> ....
>
> After a multi-year collaboration and based on both products (MySQL &
> SAPDB), a new server shall be developed. [Grammatically, it isn't 100%
> clear if this "multi-year collaboration" refers to the past of to something
> that has yet to come]. "The primary responsibility of the development lies
> at MySQL", declares SAP speaker Karl-Heinz Hess in a newsletter. Support
> for the database will be divided between MySQL & SAPDB. As a side-effect
> SAP will gain open access to the giant community of MySQL specialists and
> developers.
>
> Until the new system is finished, the current SAPDB will be continued in
> Walldorf, but under the name MySQL. The new branding shall expressively be
> the only change that current SAPDB user have to get accustomed with.</end>
> ....

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