[Zope-DB] SQL optimisation: follow up

Dieter Maurer dieter@handshake.de
Fri, 8 Nov 2002 22:08:26 +0100

M.-A. Lemburg writes:
 > Funny that nobody ever considers using the open-source SAP DB.
 > That's a full-blown RDBMS with a long history of being reliable
 > and fast.
A colleague made some tests (not completely systematically, not a complete
test suite).
SAP DB performed considerably worse than PostgreSQL in these tests,
especially when the amount of data grew.

He also had some problems with the ODBC drivers and the SAP DB
admin tool.

He was transformed from a SAP DB enthusiast to an SAP DB doubter.

SAP DB has also the more restrictive GPL license model.