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Re: [GENERAL] Why PostgreSQL is better than other commerial softwares?

From: Hal Snyder <hal(at)enteract(dot)com>
To: pgsql-general(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] Why PostgreSQL is better than other commerial softwares?
Date: 1998-12-17 17:10:04
Message-ID: 87vhjalmoj.fsf@hippo.roxor.org (view raw or flat)
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"Albert Chen" <chen6178(at)hotmail(dot)com> writes:

> Hi,
> 
> I'm using FreeBSD and PostgreSQL 6.4. I tell my advisor
> to try PostgreSQL, but he said:"Why PostgreSQL is better 
> than other commercial softwares? If you could give me
> ten reasons, and I will give it a try."
> Would anyone tell me what's reason you like Postgres.
> Because it's free, powerful and have others, thanks.
> 
> -Albert.
> 
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This reminds me of a recent offering on questions(at)freebsd(dot)org: 

"Albert Chen" writes:
> Hi,
> 
> I'm currenlty using FreeBSD. My advisor prefers WinNT,
> I telled him to try FreeBSD, but he asked me: 
> "Why FreeBSD is better than WinNT? give me ten reasons
> and I will try it?" I don't know how to answer,
> would anyone tell me, thanks.

As webmaster for PostgreSQL, I'll skip a few steps on the thread and
say that good answers will be added to the FAQ.

Where will Albert strike next? :-0

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