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Re: [vox] PostgreSQL vs. Oracle
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Re: [vox] PostgreSQL vs. Oracle

Rod Roark wrote:
> Thanks Eric, this is good stuff.
> The Oracle rep's pitch is the kind of techno-nonsense that works on
> gullible managers.  Some of what he said was true of Postgres a year or
> more ago -- not today.
> Your arguments illustrate that Oracle's support of Linux makes that kind
> of selling more difficult.  I wonder if they are starting to regret that
> decision!

The sales rep has been uncharacteristically silent.

> BTW I suspect that Oracle will seriously outperform PG for databases
> larger than 2-3 GB.  But maybe that's changed too.  It would be nice to
> see some recent benchmarks.

I would like to hear about the technical reasons behind this.
Eric Engelhard
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