Re: The end is near: Coca Cola switches to UDB

From: John Hurley <>
Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2009 15:42:28 -0700 (PDT)
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On Oct 7, 10:26 am, Mladen Gogala <> wrote:


> Coca Cola Bottling Company threw out Oracle and transitioned to UDB, the
> artist formerly known as DB2. I've been an outspoken critic of Oracle's
> way of doing business for a while now. I am also engaged on a project to
> transition several databases from Oracle to PostgreSQL. Maybe that will
> force their marketing to change tactics? At the very minimum, they should
> give AWR report for free and make their databases cheaper. I'd hate to see
> Oracle following in the footsteps of DEC. They were high and mighty, too.

If it makes you feel any better I know some local companies that are buying some additional software.

I thought you were pretty much a critic of everything! Received on Wed Oct 07 2009 - 17:42:28 CDT

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