Sony dumps Oracle in a move to postgresql.....

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by thingy, Mar 22, 2006.

  1. thingy

    thingy Guest

    http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1940194,00.asp

    ".....That was emphatically underscored by the March 20 news that Sony
    Online Entertainment is jumping ship, dumping Oracle to move over to
    EnterpriseDB and its PostgreSQL-based database....."

    So, OSS dbases start to bite Oracle.....a sign of things to come....

    regards

    Thing
    thingy, Mar 22, 2006
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  2. thingy

    JohnO Guest

    thingy wrote:
    > http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1940194,00.asp
    >
    > ".....That was emphatically underscored by the March 20 news that Sony
    > Online Entertainment is jumping ship, dumping Oracle to move over to
    > EnterpriseDB and its PostgreSQL-based database....."
    >
    > So, OSS dbases start to bite Oracle.....a sign of things to come....
    >
    > regards
    >
    > Thing


    No wonder Oravle are so aggressively buying into the ERP and other
    application software markets.
    JohnO, Mar 22, 2006
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  3. thingy

    thingy Guest

    JohnO wrote:
    > thingy wrote:
    >
    >>http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1940194,00.asp
    >>
    >>".....That was emphatically underscored by the March 20 news that Sony
    >>Online Entertainment is jumping ship, dumping Oracle to move over to
    >>EnterpriseDB and its PostgreSQL-based database....."
    >>
    >>So, OSS dbases start to bite Oracle.....a sign of things to come....
    >>
    >>regards
    >>
    >>Thing

    >
    >
    > No wonder Oravle are so aggressively buying into the ERP and other
    > application software markets.
    >


    Big market in middleware.....

    regards

    Thing
    thingy, Mar 22, 2006
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  4. thingy

    Mutlley Guest

    thingy <> wrote:

    >http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1940194,00.asp
    >
    >".....That was emphatically underscored by the March 20 news that Sony
    >Online Entertainment is jumping ship, dumping Oracle to move over to
    >EnterpriseDB and its PostgreSQL-based database....."
    >
    >So, OSS dbases start to bite Oracle.....a sign of things to come....
    >
    >regards
    >
    >Thing

    Isn't PostgreSQL open source and freeware??
    Mutlley, Mar 22, 2006
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  5. On Thu, 23 Mar 2006 08:40:18 +1200, someone purporting to be Mutlley didst
    scrawl:

    > thingy <> wrote:

    *SNIP*
    >>So, OSS dbases start to bite Oracle.....a sign of things to come....
    >>

    > Isn't PostgreSQL open source and freeware??


    It surely is. Hence thing's comment about OSS.
    Nice to see something other than MySQL getting news coverage.
    --
    Matthew Poole
    "Don't use force. Get a bigger hammer."
    Matthew Poole, Mar 23, 2006
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