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

From: Bob Jones <email_at_me.not>
Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2009 19:42:41 -0500
Message-ID: <004906f9$0$13507$>

"Mladen Gogala" <> wrote in message
> 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.

So what. Plenty of companies moving the other direction. I have used DB2 before, it cost about the same, just licenced differently. If the mainframes are also in the mix, it is even worse.

You were not serious about AWR having any significance in this right? Received on Wed Oct 07 2009 - 19:42:41 CDT

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