Re: Does Oracle have anything like SAP Business Intelligence Accelerator?

From: Serge Rielau <>
Date: Sun, 09 Nov 2008 16:38:54 -0500
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DA Morgan wrote:
> Serge Rielau wrote:

>> DA Morgan wrote:
>>> I think you are confusing apples and trees. Almost all SAP installs
>>> are done using the Oracle database. So when one looks at SAP
>>> technology one is asking about an SAP technology built with an
>>> Oracle database as its foundation (just as all apples grow on trees).
>> Arrogance comes before the fall.
>> Nestle runs arguable the biggest R/3 and SAP BW systems and it ain't 
>> growing on an Oracle tree:

> Clearly easy to see why DB2 has been so marginalized in the marketplace
> as to no longer be on most people's radar screens.
> You confused the phrase "Almost all" with "All" and thus cited a single
> exception to the rule.

I cited the biggest.. If the biggest were the only exception that would tell you something else. Would require big forces to buck the trend....

Here are some more exceptions:
These are just the references.

And perhaps you should also consider that SAP on Windows sells with oodles on MS SQL Server.

> Give Mark Townsend a call and perhaps he can get you into the Redwood
> Shores ESL program.

No apples without apple trees....
SAP requires Oracle...
My English is just about good enough to read the BS you're spreading. I wouldn't mind if you at least admitted that you are a lobbyist.

>> I doubt that almost all SAP BW installations run on Oracle.
> No you don't.

My doubts are mine. How can you claim to know my thoughts better than I do?

Serge Rielau
DB2 Solutions Development
IBM Toronto Lab
Received on Sun Nov 09 2008 - 15:38:54 CST

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