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Re: Comparison Statistics between Oracle and MS SQL

From: Jared Still <>
Date: Tue, 04 Sep 2001 08:15:55 -0700
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A former coworker used to do thise with me, but we were both good nature about it and both enjoyed it.

He even sent me a couple of columns from a well known SQL Server 'guru' where Oracle was subjected to all kinds of unjust criticism.

I even responded directly to the author on that one since it was such a load of garbage. He never deigned to respond.

I'm not in love with Oracle, but I've taken Sybase classes, and Sybase is very similar SQL Server. I was very surprised at how light weight the database was in comparison to Oracle. As in not quite as sophisticated.

Do yourself a favor and learn a little about SQL Server. I find myself likening it to mySql. Sure it's fast, but do you want to run you enterprise on it?


On Tuesday 04 September 2001 02:31, Denham Eva wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> Need some backing up here!
> I have a MSSQL dba at my place of employment who enjoys emailing me with
> either Websites or reports that compare MSSQL and ORACLE, with MSSQL in a
> favouable light and Oracle usually in a very negative light.
> Anyone have anything similar, but from an Oracle point of view?
> Would love to shovel some down his throat.
> It would be funny if he did not insist on sending them to the Boss too.
> Regards,
> Denham

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