Wednesday, September 15, 2004

ENT News | News: What's Cheaper SQL Server or Oracle? Tricky Question, Grasshopper

ENT News | News: What's Cheaper SQL Server or Oracle? Tricky Question, Grasshopper "The stunning upshot, some analysts say, is that the one-time Cadillac dealer of database vendors -- whose motto might well once have been “If you have to ask, it’s too expensive” -- is in some cases trying to out-cheap its competitors – including SMB and small enterprise kingpin Microsoft.That being said, if you were asked to decide between Microsoft’s SQL Server 2000 and Oracle’s 10g database on the basis of sticker price alone, it’d probably be a no-brainer: SQL Server would win almost hands down."
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