"Steve" <stevesusenet / yahoo.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag news:6f8cb8c9.0405120252.6f31f716 / posting.google.com...
> Daniel Morgan <damorgan / x.washington.edu> wrote in message news:<1083695957.163784 / yasure>...
> > Sarah Tanembaum wrote:
> > 
> > > Beside its an opensource and supported by community, what's the fundamental
> > > differences between PostgreSQL and those high-price commercial database (and
> > > some are bloated such as Oracle) from software giant such as Microsoft SQL
> > > Server, Oracle, and Sybase?
> > > 
> > > Is PostgreSQL reliable enough to be used for high-end commercial
> > > application? Thanks
> > 
> > PostgreSQL is highly overrated and not suitable for any environment
> > where little things like crash recovery and security are a priority.
> 
> What database does Google use?
They offer jobs maintaining a "Linux cluster consisting of more than 10,000 servers".
I doubt that any single database scales that far.

Lots of Greetings!
Volker