Content Management Systems
Haarsma, Michael (SAPOL)
michael.haarsma at police.sa.gov.au
Fri Sep 15 01:32:36 CST 2006
> -----Original Message-----
> From: linuxsa-bounces at linuxsa.org.au
> [mailto:linuxsa-bounces at linuxsa.org.au] On Behalf Of David Lloyd
> Sent: Friday, 15 September 2006 12:16 AM
> To: Andrew Reid
> Cc: Linux SA
> Subject: Re: Content Management Systems
> >> What do you mean by "SQL Server"? Does that actually mean MICROSOFT
> >> SQL Server?
> > Yes, that's right. It's quite common for Microsoft SQL Server to be
> > referred to as "SQL Server" on its own -- it's a widely deployed
> > relational database in enterprise environments.
> > In case you're wondering (because I know where you're
> coming from --
> > "a
> > Microsoft database?!"), the data will need to live in SQL
> Server because
> > we've got other applications reliant on SQL Server which
> has led us to
> > invest in backup and recovery software that integrates
> nicely with it.
> > And, frankly, I'd just about prefer to manage a SQL Server
> database on
> > an ongoing basis than MySQL. It's integrated into my backup
> system, my
> > staff know how it works and it doesn't (read: hasn't yet
> :-) fallen into
> > a heap. And I'm confident enough in our DR procedures to
> know that when
> > it does crap itself (because Murphy's Law says it will), we
> can pull
> > something together in a matter of minutes.
> You could have just said "yes".
> By specifying Microsoft SQL Server you've thrown out most of the open
> source solutions; they don't work with (crap) closed source database
You always manage to amuse me one way or another David.
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