Re: yup...

From: Noons <>
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2012 19:30:43 -0700 (PDT)
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On Mar 20, 4:14 am, Mladen Gogala <> wrote:

> > 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.

They don't need to: DB2 is already there, it's where their product was initially written and is a lot cheaper than Oracle...

> 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.

You underestimate the power of marketing. If fusion can be flogged, anything can! Received on Mon Mar 19 2012 - 21:30:43 CDT

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