Re: Crossing over from SQL Server

From: DA Morgan <>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2008 11:19:36 -0700
Message-ID: <> wrote:

> On Jun 13, 8:36 am, 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) ofSQL> Serverwas 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 thatSQL Server2000 and
>> Sybase still shared a hundred same named stored procedures for
>> performing the same function within the database at the timeSQLServer2000 was released.
>> IsSQL Server2000/2005/2008 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 --- Hide quoted text -
>> - Show quoted text -
> Fair point but here is the challenge with Daniel is saying. His data
> is spot on AND relevant to all SQL Server versions up to and including
> 6.5.

Your argument is roughly equivalent to someone claiming the US Constitution is not based on the Magna Carta because it was rewritten.

The underlying architecture has not changed: Just the code that implements it.

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 - 13:19:36 CDT

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