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Re: Differentiating different Open Source databases

From: Dimitri Fontaine <dimitri(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)fr>
To: "Nasby\, Jim" <JNasby(at)enovafinancial(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy Advocacy <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Differentiating different Open Source databases
Date: 2011-05-16 10:09:30
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"Nasby, Jim" <JNasby(at)enovafinancial(dot)com> writes:
> An opinion I often run across when talking to database people who haven't
> dealt with Postgres is "open source databases aren't very good". In all

Well I'm not sure how closely related/relevant it is, but I find more
and more people thinking they should take the NoSQL pill because frankly
you only get so far with Oracle and MySQL.

They should also hear the message that PostgreSQL is quite another
beast, and its role into your software architecture can be very
different from those first two.  Because of technical facts and also
licencing policies, of course.

Dimitri Fontaine     PostgreSQL : Expertise, Formation et Support

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