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From Felipe Schnack <>
Subject Re: [OT] free Database with Transaction (Sorry for the noise)
Date Tue, 18 Feb 2003 19:47:04 GMT
  Oracle is expensive to buy, expensive to hire a DBA...
  and well, in windows the installation is okay, but in linux is a real
nightmare... I took almost a week the first time (I wasn't a very
experienced linux user too)
  I'm using postgresql with Java and I'm very satisfied, much more
"serious" than MySQL, just as free and have a good comunity. I heard
Hypersonic is very nice, but you shouldn't use it if you get lots of
data. You know, it's java... it eats memory :-)))

On Tue, 2003-02-18 at 16:45, Jens Skripczynski wrote:
> Hi,
> thx for all the replies.
> I will give Hypersonic a try. (Because native java sounds good, and i do not
> have the money nor the time to learn oracle (a friend of mine told me
> an adventure about installing oracle on a windows system 'use that installer,
> swap cd's, because the default cd won't do the job, ....' took him a month)).
> If Hypersonic does not work, i will try postgres.
> Thx for all the replies.
> Ciao
> Jens Skripczynski
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> E-Mail: skripi(at)myrealbox(dot)com
> Computers are like airconditioners: They stop working 
>                                     properly if you open windows.
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Felipe Schnack
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