Re: OpenSource : MySQL or Postgress

Juan, did you read the article?

http://www.computerworld.com/softwaretopics/software/story/0,10801,109133,00.html

On 3/21/06, Juan Carlos Reyes Pacheco <juancarlosreyesp@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> The problem I think with this ideas of using another database than the
> one you use in all your business.
>
> Is not the fact of using it, else the f act of using without analyzing
> the problems and implications to use another database has.
>
> If everything is analyzed and planified, this is ok.
>
> But a CEO saying "x database is cheaper we can start to use it now
> instead buying licenses" as if there were not hidden costs on that, is
> really a bad idea.
>
> So you should make your boss think about that and before taking the
> decision doing a deeper analysis in details of all what implies a new
> database in your network, starting from who is going to be responsible
> to investigate about security issues, bugs, usage, etc. etc..
>



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Jared Still
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