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From:Phong Nguyen Date:July 29 2005 12:02pm
Subject:RE: Migration from ORACLE 9i to MySQL
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Shawn Green,
 
You are right? I agree as you said "Sure MySQL may have a few fewer "bells
and whistles" than Oracle but if you don't need to rely on all of the
gee-whiz and just need fast, stable data storage and retrieval, MySQL is an
excellent choice".
 
Thank you for input,
 
Nguyen
 

-----Original Message-----
From: SGreen@stripped [mailto:SGreen@stripped]
Sent: Thursday, July 28, 2005 2:25 PM
To: Johnson, Michael 
Cc: mysql@stripped; 'Nguyen, Phong'
Subject: RE: Migration from ORACLE 9i to MySQL




"Johnson, Michael " <Michael.Johnson@stripped> wrote on 07/28/2005
01:56:33 PM:

> Why are you going backwards ????   MySql is an 8th grade toy.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nguyen, Phong [mailto:Phong.Nguyen@stripped]
> Sent: Thursday, July 28, 2005 9:42 AM
> To: mysql@stripped
> Subject: Migration from ORACLE 9i to MySQL
> 
> 
> 
> I will be migrating Oracle database 9i to Mysql. Do anyone have any
> experience in doing this?. Please share with us!
> 
> Thank you very much,
> 
> V/R,
> 
> Nguyen
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Maybe the US Air Force has an unlimited budget but the rest of us do not. It
seems to me that they "powers that be" in Nguyen's shop have made a decision
(rational or not, you know how some managers are) to move away from a
PREMIUM-priced package like 9i to something that can perform comparably to
9i but at a small fraction of the cost. Calling it an "8th grade toy" makes
you sound uninformed of what MySQL is really capable of. 

Sure MySQL may have a few fewer "bells and whistles" than Oracle but if you
don't need to rely on all of the gee-whiz and just need fast, stable data
storage and retrieval, MySQL is an excellent choice. Besides, most of those
"fancy things" in the premium databases can be duplicated or nearly
duplicated using very little client-side code. Of the things that cannot be
run in client-side code (I am particularly thinking of stored procedures and
triggers) those are coming in 5.0.x. 

Do you think NASA, Yahoo, and a host of other Fortune 100 companies made a
mistake by using MySQL in their production enviroments? I don't. 

Respectfully, 

Shawn Green
Database Administrator
Unimin Corporation - Spruce Pine


Thread
Migration from ORACLE 9i to MySQLPhong Nguyen28 Jul
  • Re: Migration from ORACLE 9i to MySQLScott Hamm28 Jul
RE: Migration from ORACLE 9i to MySQLMichael  Johnson28 Jul
  • RE: Migration from ORACLE 9i to MySQLSGreen28 Jul
    • Re: Migration from ORACLE 9i to MySQLMartijn Tonies29 Jul
      • Re: Migration from ORACLE 9i to MySQLSid Lane29 Jul
  • Re: Migration from ORACLE 9i to MySQLWarren Young28 Jul
RE: Migration from ORACLE 9i to MySQLPhong Nguyen29 Jul
RE: Migration from ORACLE 9i to MySQLPhong Nguyen29 Jul