Re: installing Oracle on Debian AMD64
Lennart Sorensen wrote:>
It has a whole ton of OLAP and other analysis features PGSQL doesn't
have any real analogues for.
Other than live replication and failover and such, I can't think of
anything that I know oracle can do that postgresql can't. Of course I
haven't really used oracle so I imagine there is something (besides cost
you a lot of cash).
Real Full-Text Indexing support. I know there are contrib projects, but
like Pgsql replication and clustering, it's still somewhat immature.
Any sort of data-warehousing. Only recently did Pgsql get support for
Scalability. I haven't seen (doesn't mean it hasn't been done) any work
to make Pgsql scalable and fast at 128-CPUs, with globs of memory and
This includes both just multi-tasking concerns (e.g., proper locking)
and I/O concerns.