Re: Crossing over from SQL Server

From: DA Morgan <>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2008 10:48:00 -0700
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Mark D Powell wrote:
> On Jun 12, 11:10 pm, wrote:

>>> SQL Server
>>> -----------------
>>> Well we all know how this came about don't we so need to dredge up the dirt.
>> You know Daniel you continue to disapoint. The fact that you are
>> teaching cross-over courses and yet still peddling this stuff is
>> tragic. We've had this many times, yes a version of Sybase was based
>> on the Ingres project and a version(actually set of versions) of SQL
>> Server was based on Sybase but I once again refer you to this entry
>> which explains the re-architecture work done starting with SQL 7 that
>> makes this linking of yours beyond even tenous.
>> Of course the tragic part in this particular thread is that original
>> poster received very sound advice from everyone here, including you,
>> without flaming/stupidity, right up to this whole history part of the
>> thread.
>> -Euan
>> (Apologies if this is a double post I'm having weird timout issues)

> I do not see how the MS rewrite for version 7 changes the history
> Daniel provided nor does it change the fact that SQL Server 2000 and
> Sybase still shared a hundred same named stored procedures for
> performing the same function within the database at the time SQL
> Server 2000 was released.
> Is SQL Server 2000/2005/2008 Sybase, no. But the two products do
> share some history. As more time goes by more divergence is taking
> place but history is still history.
> -- Mark D Powell --


Some people seem to take great pleasure in denying, or rewriting, history.

Daniel A. Morgan
Oracle Ace Director & Instructor
University of Washington (replace x with u to respond)
Puget Sound Oracle Users Group
Received on Fri Jun 13 2008 - 12:48:00 CDT

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