Re: SQL Server on Linux

From: Robert Klemme <>
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2016 11:36:41 +0200
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On 31.03.2016 03:32, Mladen Gogala wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Mar 2016 17:31:04 -0700, joel garry wrote:
>> It's all just layers upon layers.
> degroot
> Of course the customer will pay. SQL Server is not freeware. The real
> question is whether switching to it will save a substantial amount of
> money to the customer. I don't think that anybody with a grain of salt is
> expecting a handout. The clients may expect significant savings. If MS
> fulfills those expectations, then I know of a company in Redwood Shores,
> CA, that will be in deep trouble.

Question is how many customers can realistically switch from Oracle to SQL Server. And this means: it must be technically possible and the switch must not be too expensive or dangerous.



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