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From Sanjay Arora <san...@transcontinental-india.com>
Subject Re: Need database recommendation
Date Tue, 28 Nov 2000 20:47:06 GMT
Check out  Postgres at postgreSQL.org

transactions, views, joins

some issues with foreign key integrity & blobs but going in new release
soon...opensource too...


At 07:42 PM 11/27/00 , you wrote:
>Go with oracle.  You can't lose.
>
>Derek
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Ralph Einfeldt" <ralph.einfeldt@uptime-isc.de>
>To: <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
>Sent: Friday, November 24, 2000 8:58 AM
>Subject: AW: Need database recommendation
>
>
>The answer depends on your requirements:
>- do you need
>views
>sub selects
>outer joins (which versions)
>transctions
>- whats are the requirements in terms of
>reliability (redundancy)
>scalability (performance, datavolume)
>- whats is your budget
>
>Some of our expiriences
>  mySQL
>    The last time we checked, transactions (or
>    to be more precise the interface to berkley
>    db) was alpha. I think this will take some
>    time to become a stable release. It is not
>    clear what this mean to the performance,
>    because I don't know any result with this
>    engine.
>    No views. I like to use views to hide some
>    complexities of the underlying db model.
>    No subselects. This is a very bad thing
>    for delete. You have do implement loops
>    where you normaly use sub selects.
>  Sybase ASA
>    Cheapest full featered commercial RDBMS
>    for web applications.
>    Blobs are just 32K in the current release
>    (Although the documentation says something
>    different)
>  Oracle
>    Quite expensive.
>    Never the less the db I made the best
>    experiences with.
>  Interbase
>    Some nasty bugs with outer joins
>
>  Cloudscape, InstantDB, Hypersonis SQL
>    All thre do not support views
>
>> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
>> Von: c cw288 [mailto:cw288@hotmail.com]
>> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 22. November 2000 21:00
>> An: tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org
>> Betreff: Need database recommendation
>>
>>
>> Hi all,
>> We are going to develop an application on apache + tomcat + mod_jk on
>> Solaris 8, and we need a database for our application. There
>> are lots of
>> databases exit, we need some recommendation of which  is easier to
>> implement.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Cathy
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