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Wired article - mostly MySQL, but also namechecks us

From: Richard Huxton <dev(at)archonet(dot)com>
To: <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Wired article - mostly MySQL, but also namechecks us
Date: 2004-02-23 23:50:51
Message-ID: 200402232350.51655.dev@archonet.com (view raw or flat)
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Nothing terribly informative

http://www.wired.com/news/infostructure/0,1377,62369,00.html

Tom Rizzo, Microsoft's director of product management for SQL Server, said he 
saw no immediate threat from open source, at least in the database arena.

[One of us should drop him an email]

"Typically, MySQL and other open-source database companies are used in small 
departments," Rizzo wrote in an e-mail. Developers tend to deploy open source 
to save the money or hassle of going through a cumbersome IT procurement 
process.

[Joking aside, this is a key point of advantage for us vs. the 
licence-auditing crowd]

Rizzo cited the key advantage of the SQL Server over MySQL or other 
open-source databases as the "ability to provide innovative features that 
address complex needs of a user." 

-- 
  Richard Huxton
  Archonet Ltd

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