Re: Nice Quote from Celko

From: Thomas Kellerer
Subject: Re: Nice Quote from Celko
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  Re: Nice Quote from Celko  (Gurjeet Singh, )

Richard Broersma, 24.09.2012 01:09:
> Here is the excerpt that the quote comes from:
>
> "Bottom Line
>
> Porting applications to SQL Server is not the usual direction.
> Developers are more likely to port SQL Server to Postgres because it
> is open source, supports more ANSI features, runs on more platforms,
> uses a different ACID model and has a great optimizer.
>
> If you live in a Microsoft world and need to move Postgres code to
> SQL Server, don’t expect the port to be easy. You might luck up, but
> that’s not the way the smart money bets. The pure SQL part will not
> hard if the original Postgres is clean and simple; you will have to
> write the extra ANSI features with complicated T-SQL. The hard part
> is that Postgres assumes a non-Microsoft environment and a different
> concurrency model."

There are some similar posts out there:

http://facility9.com/2011/12/ten-reasons-postgresql-is-better-than-sql-server/
http://datachomp.com/archives/im-leaving-sql-server-for-postgres/




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