Re: yup...

From: Mladen Gogala <>
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2012 17:14:04 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <jk7pgs$jfp$>

On Mon, 19 Mar 2012 09:18:42 -0700, Mark D Powell wrote:

> On Saturday, March 17, 2012 6:57:18 AM UTC-4, Noons wrote:
>> idUSBRE82F0SF20120316

>> 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 --

SAP Hana is an in-memory product, just like x10:
It is not a full fledged relational database, so it's as unlikely to displace Oracle as VoltDB or any other in-memory product. I have even been using MySQL as an in-memory database.

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