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Re: [GENERAL] Re: [SQL] sql 92 support in postgres

From: Jim Jennis <jhjennis(at)shentel(dot)net>
To: pgsql-general(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] Re: [SQL] sql 92 support in postgres
Date: 1999-03-25 22:48:36
Message-ID: 3.0.5.32.19990325174836.007dc830@pop.shentel.net (view raw or flat)
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At 14:59 3/25/99 -0500, you wrote:
>I second the opinion that postgreSQL implements a very flexible and
>extensive set of SQL functionality.
>
>$2000 is chump change if the application is a mission critical one.  The
>Costs of losing the data or downtime of the database easily exceed $2000 (in
>probably the first minutes of downtime).  I think in your choice of
>databases this is one of the more important factors to consider.  There are
>also many competitors to Oracle too out there which you might want to
>consider...
Yes, it is chump change, and Oracle is not the only answer (although they
would like you to believe it). Informix, DB-2, Sybase, Solid are all good
data bases and also run on Linux.

Competition is wonderful!

Regards,

Jim

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