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SearchOracle: Oracle vs. PostgreSQL: Users Speak Out

[ Thanks to Mark
Brunelli
for this link. ]

“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…”


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