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

From: Mladen Gogala <>
Date: Fri, 9 Oct 2009 11:44:45 +0000 (UTC)
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On Wed, 07 Oct 2009 19:42:41 -0500, Bob Jones wrote:

> So what. Plenty of companies moving the other direction.

Oracle is number one in the world of databases, for a very long time. Their licensing policies are not making them more popular and all it takes is a few big names, like CC, for the people to adopt new trend

> 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.

I have never used DB2. I did use Postgres and MySQL and am involved in a project of transitioning one Oracle db to Postgres.

> You were not serious about AWR having any significance in this right?

Well, that's my pet peeve with Oracle.

Received on Fri Oct 09 2009 - 06:44:45 CDT

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