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Posted Apr 6, 2006

Oracle vs. PostgreSQL: Users speak out

By DatabaseJournal.com Staff

[From SearchOracle.com]

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.

The article continues at http://searchoracle.techtarget.com/originalContent/0,289142,sid41_gci1179016,00.html



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