The DB2Night Show #50: Put on the Boxing Gloves, DB2 LUW vs Oracle, Part 1

It's a KNOCK OUT! Special guests from Triton Consulting and IBM Canada presented findings from their DB2 LUW versus Oracle Usability study. While you might expect some bias, the methods deployed for the study seem rather objective and mathematically quantified. Host Scott Hayes got a little crazy with the boxing sound effects and startled Julian Stuhler out of his chair, but Jules recovered. Which database is "easier"? Watch and learn...

Quick Thought

Triton and IBM have provided several links to additional resources and PDFs. Keep reading. You'll find these near the bottom of this post. And, if you've ever wondered which came first, the chicken or the egg, today we asked our studio audience this important question. Considering how smart most database people are, I think we achieved collective wisdom on this important question - just in time for the Easter Holiday. icon_wink

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Episode 50, 21 April 2011, DB2 LUW versus Oracle Usability Study, Part 1 of 2.

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References and Links

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