SearchOracle: Is Ingres a Viable Alternative to Oracle for SAP Users?
Feb 12, 2006, 21:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Database professionals don't think much of one venture
capitalist's plan to market the open source Ingres database
management system to SAP users who may not want to pay for all of
Oracle's 'bells and whistles.'
"Responding to a recent SearchSAP.com column that looked at the
Computer Associates (CA) decision to spin off Ingres to ex-Oracle
executive Terry Garnett's venture capitalist firm, database
administrators (DBAs) said the notion that an open source system
could one day unseat Oracle as the number-one back end for SAP
enterprise resource planning software is impractical at