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Re: Comparisons

From: José de Paula <jose_de_paula(at)ig(dot)com(dot)br>
To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Comparisons
Date: 2005-01-20 12:22:18
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Mitch Pirtle wrote:
> On Mon, 10 Jan 2005 11:02:58 +0100, Francois Suter <dba(at)paragraf(dot)ch> wrote:
> 
>>Hi again,
>>
>>I forgot something in my previous post. At the end of the article, the
>>journalist mentions two comparisons:
>>
>>http://support.summersault.com/why_postgresql.html
>>http://www-css.fnal.gov/dsg/external/freeware/mysql-vs-pgsql.html
>>
>>Are they any good?
> 
> 
> The first one is a nice document from a PR and advocacy perspective
> (but could use some updating); and the second is a year out-of-date
> and (to me at least) appears biased - not good at all.
> 
> -- Mitch
> 
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I liked the table at summersault wrt features of the several databases; 
does anyone know about a similar chart comparign PostgreSQL's and 
Oracle's SQL language syntax? I'm thinking about migrating a system from 
Oracle to PostgreSQL, and I would like to know how painless this could 
be done.

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