Re: DBMS selection

From: Mark D Powell <>
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2012 13:13:31 -0700 (PDT)
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On Wednesday, June 27, 2012 2:40:30 PM UTC-4, hipko wrote:
> Which will be the best option in order to manage data about 10,000 workers and its related transactions? 

> -MS SQL Server
> -Oracle and
> -MySQL

There is no one best database manager product. Best depends on your detailed business requirements and financial situation. It also depends on the skills and existing knowledge of your IT team that will be developing, installing, and maintaining the application.

In the case of mySQL it depends on whose database engine you use. While mySQL is free some of the available engines are not.

From a purely technical point of view I firmly believe Oracle is still more advanced than any of its competitors: SQL Server, DB2, Informix, Sybase, etc.... But if you shop will never need certain features there is no need for the rdbms you purchase to offer/support them.

HTH -- Mark D Powell -- Received on Wed Jun 27 2012 - 15:13:31 CDT

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