Re: yup...

From: Mark D Powell <>
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2012 09:18:42 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <10177427.292.1332173922355.JavaMail.geo-discussion-forums_at_yncd14>

On Saturday, March 17, 2012 6:57:18 AM UTC-4, Noons wrote:
> when one artificially props up loser product lines for years in a row
> while milking the cash cow to death to support them
> and deriding and disparaging the very same folks who always supported said cow
> the temptation to call it "shooting one's foot off" is very strong!
> Let's hope the thing's is a millipede and will survive on the remaining feet...

SAP had a database product once before that SAP ended up giving to mySQL to maintain. I can't remember the name so I can search to see if it still exists.

But if SAP is serious about providing a cheaper, working alternate to Oracle that sits under SAP then this could be very bad news for Oracle.

Like Niall, I have been doing some SQL Server work though my activities have been mostly limited to installation of new servers and the migration of existing installations to the new servers.

  • Mark D Powell --
Received on Mon Mar 19 2012 - 11:18:42 CDT

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