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Re: why to migrate from infromix to oracle

From: Joe Yong <NO_jyong_SPAM_at_scalabilityexperts.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2005 06:49:40 GMT
Message-ID: <8S19e.50555$9i7.17448@trnddc04>


Migrations are inherrently complex, risky and costly (time, people, money). As such, unless you have a specific problem that you can't solve in Informix, a strong business case to migrate or really need some of the capabilities found in Oracle (and there are many good ones), you probably aren't ready for migration. In most cases, having a strong business case is the best reason to migrate. Others get pretty hard to defend in the boardroom.

Here are some Oracle case studies on customers who have moved from Informix.

http://www.oracle.com/customers/profiles/PROFILE4696.HTML
http://www.oracle.com/customers/profiles/PROFILE6349.HTML
http://www.oracle.com/pls/cis/Profiles.print_html?p_profile_id=9050

Good luck with your study.

joe.

"Girish" <pawar.girish_at_gmail.com> wrote in message news:f1d9d4d6.0504102058.154ff6e_at_posting.google.com...
> Hi all,
>
> We are doing an exercise of migrating an application (developed in
> Informix 4gl) from Informix to Oracle database.
> Before doing actual migration, we would like to know some of the key
> advantages of Oracle over Informix. If there are any examples of any
> company getting benefits because of this kind of migration, please
> reply me such kind of case studies.
>
> Please reply to my email id.
>
> Thanks and Regards,
> Girish.
Received on Tue Apr 19 2005 - 01:49:40 CDT

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