SearchOracle: Oracle vs. PostgreSQL: Users Speak Out
Apr 10, 2006, 12:00 (11 Talkback[s])
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"A recent interview has DBAs talking about the merits of the
open source PostgreSQL database management system (DBMS) as
compared to Oracle--and their opinions truly run the gamut.
"In that interview, Robert Treat and Jason Gilmore, co-authors
of 'Beginning PHP and PostgreSQL 8: From Novice to Professional,'
said that PostgreSQL 8.0 is much more than just a back end for Web
sites. In many situations, the authors say, PostgreSQL can be used
instead of or as a complement to Oracle and other DBMSs..."