Optimize what you know about databases
March 29, 2004[From Computerworld]
Some pundits -- and some technology vendors -- assert that database management systems have become commodities and that DBMS innovation is either dead or irrelevant. They're wrong. DBMSs haven't stopped evolving, and they aren't close to being all alike.
In particular, the major relational DBMS vendors are pursuing technical differentiation in three important areas...
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