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Re: database market share 2003

From: Mark Townsend <markbtownsend_at_comcast.net>
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2004 01:16:48 GMT
Message-ID: <4cNzc.28342$Hg2.19908@attbi_s04>


TruthbeKnown wrote:

> Talk about changing the subject to avoid the issue. Weren't we talking
> about the major ERP ISVs and whether or not they were "built" for IBM
> mainframes and whether or not they were moving away from Oracle for
> their own internal use?

Hmm - I was responding to the following from Blair

> Well, SAP R3, and applications from Peoplesoft, Siebel and JD Edwards, many of
> which were written for Oracle and later ported to DB2, Sybase, Informix IDS and
> SQL Server in the 1990's, have had extensive investment from their owners to be
> "anything but Oracle" as their internal RDBMS development platform.

It's entirely possible however that Blair and I are both off-topic, and I suspect at least one of us is permanently. Received on Tue Jun 15 2004 - 20:16:48 CDT

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