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Re: Comparisons

From: Chris Travers <chris(at)travelamericas(dot)com>
To: José de Paula <jose_de_paula(at)ig(dot)com(dot)br>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Comparisons
Date: 2005-01-21 07:24:05
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BTW, does anyone know why the first of the articles lists MS SQL Server 
as not being ACID compliant?  It might be good to know.

Best Wishes,
Chris Travers
Metatron Technology Consulting

José de Paula wrote:

> 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 (but could use some updating); and the second is a year out-of-date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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>
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