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SRO: SQL On The Cheap

Nov 22, 1999, 20:53 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Esther Schindler)

"If a full-scale database from the usual cast of characters (IBM, Informix, Microsoft, Oracle and Sybase) is out of the question, there are inexpensive open-source options that you can sell instead."

"In fact, you can even build an entire e-commerce platform using open-source software...."

"But a key question arises among many resellers and software developers: Is it realistic to prototype using mSQL or My SQL, and to move the project to a "name-brand" SQL server later?"

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