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

From: DA Morgan <>
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2008 08:52:09 -0800
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Serge Rielau wrote:

> 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....

The question is not whether you cited the largest, the smallest, or even 50 of them. The operative word in the sentence was "almost." And you know perfectly well that it is the case as does the entire industry.

Daniel A. Morgan
Oracle Ace Director & Instructor
University of Washington (replace x with u to respond)
Puget Sound Oracle Users Group
Received on Mon Nov 10 2008 - 10:52:09 CST

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