[MUD-Dev] Re: Databases

Greg Miller gmiller at classic-games.com
Mon Jan 17 16:26:46 New Zealand Daylight Time 2000

"Sellers, Michael" wrote:
> Greg Miller wrote:
> I don't think this is true.  I don't know about Amazon, but I *believe* eBay
> uses Oracle -- and I know for a fact that many very high volume sites do.
> Oracle is about as bullet-proof as you're going to get for large, complex
> apps, and more versatile and applicable than this thread has made it seem.

Last I heard they were considering a switch to Oracle due to performance
improvements in 8i. Whether they actually made that switch, I don't
know, but they had avoided it up to that point for performance reasons.
History does not repeat itself, but it does rhyme.
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