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Re: [GENERAL] [pgsql-advocacy] [PERFORM] Postgres VS Oracle

From: Andreas Kostyrka <andreas(at)kostyrka(dot)org>
To: PFC <lists(at)peufeu(dot)com>
Cc: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>,"Jonah H(dot) Harris" <jonah(dot)harris(at)gmail(dot)com>,David Tokmatchi <david(dot)tokmatchi(at)gmail(dot)com>,pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org,pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org,pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] [pgsql-advocacy] [PERFORM] Postgres VS Oracle
Date: 2007-06-18 17:50:22
Message-ID: 4676C5DE.7010101@kostyrka.org (view raw or flat)
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PFC wrote:
> 
>> 2. Oracle, Microsoft, and IBM have a "lot" to fear in the sense of a
>> database like PostgreSQL. We can compete in 90-95% of cases where
>> people would traditionally purchase a proprietary system for many,
>> many thousands (if not hundreds of thousands) of dollars.
> 
>     Oracle also fears benchmarks made by people who don't know how to
> tune Oracle properly...

Well, bad results are as interesting as good results. And this problems
applies to all other databases.

Andreas
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