Re: database comparison
Maybe MS-bashing is less anti-MS and more anti-BigBoy and extends to IBM.
DB2 is the best database out there.
Downside 1: it runs like a pig if the DBA isn't extremely competent, and there are few DBS good enough with DB2.
Downside 2 : IBM hasn't a clue when it comes to marketing.
Updside 1: IBM is great at development
Upside 2: Nothing even comes close to its functionality.
40 years in the mainframe world
15 years in the PC world.