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Re: Is the biggest SQL database in the world now a Postgres fork?

From: damien clochard <damien(at)dalibo(dot)info>
To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Is the biggest SQL database in the world now a Postgres fork?
Date: 2008-05-22 19:46:57
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More info here :

http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9087918&source=rss_news6

« [..] tweaked the open-source PostgreSQL to run as a column-based database 
rather than a conventional row-based one. »

« The database requires fewer than 1,000 PC servers hosted at several data 
centers, [...] one-tenth to one-twentieth fewer than the number that would be 
needed if the database were a conventional one such as Oracle, IBM's DB2 or 
NCR's Teradata. »

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damien clochard
http://dalibo.org | http://dalibo.com

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