On Thu, 2 Sep 1999, Tonu Samuel wrote:
>About Microsoft SQL I think better to avoid. Sybase in very close to it
>by functionality but myself prefers always keep far from uniplatform
>software. Multiplatform shows quality of code and also gives many
>additional scalability options to you. I suggest you to choose between
>MySQL and Sybase. Drop away Microsoft and Interbas
I heartily agree with avoiding db's that are uniplatform.
If you are tied into MS-SQL for code and functionality reasons, I would
also recommend looking at Sybase.
If my memory serves me, I believe that MS-SQL is based on Sybase.
Micheal Mc Evoy mjmc@stripped
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