Re: Death of the DBA
Date: Sun, 23 Aug 2009 09:31:44 +0000 (UTC)
On Sat, 22 Aug 2009 08:54:20 -0700, John Hurley wrote:
> On Aug 22, 10:34 am, Mark D Powell <Mark.Pow..._at_eds.com> wrote:
>> > A database must not give Larry less money, or through inaction, allow >> > money to be taken away from Larry.
>> LOL - In myopinion Larry has more than enough money. He should >> remember what happens when you get too greedy
> Well with Oracle getting approval to buy Sun looks like mysql ( whatever
> that is ) has been taken out of equation. Does Sun also own postgres (
> whatever that is )?
> You have to think that these other databases will be "kind of"
> supported/positioned to be used along the way so that customers
> eventually decide they should scale up into oracle eh?
PostgreSQL is owned by University of California. I doubt that Oracle Corp. will ever buy a state university, but I might be wrong. SUN doesn't have anything to do with PostgreSQL.Received on Sun Aug 23 2009 - 04:31:44 CDT