SAP database endorsement at Sapphire bolsters feud with Oracle

May 15, 2006

[From SearchSAP]

SAP is endorsing IBM's DB2 database management system for midmarket applications in a move that analysts say could stave off future deployments of SAP on Oracle's 10g.

As many as 60% of SAP customers have deployed SAP applications on Oracle databases, said Noel Yuhanna, a senior industry analyst with Cambridge, Mass.-based Forrester Research.

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