I am currently evaluating MS Sql Server and Oracle
as a backend database for an application that we
have just completed the requirements phase for.
I aplogozie for the same old debate type question, but application
needs are somewhat different in areas that I haven't seen discussed
in the news groups, primarliy in the handling of large text elements.
Specifically I would like to hear some opinions concerning the
text handling capabilities of Oracle NT vs Sql Server 7.0 (not MSSQL 6.5).
I have used the text datatype in Sql Server 6.5 and found limited
of the datatype, and some issues with corruption. Does anyone have any
idea if SQL Server 7.0 will have something like the VarChar 2k datatype
that Oracle has??
1 Is Oracle for NT difficult to use, install?
2 Does Oracle for NT get along well with MS Internet Information Server?
Active Server Pages? NT OS?
3 Does anyone have any experiences (good or bad) using large text items with
Thanks so much in advance for your assistance.
Dominion Digital, Inc.