I have to make a pretty quick selection between a couple really
good databases, Oracle and Progress.
The main requirements are good graphical capabilities,
a 4GL for development, SQL compatibilty, Client/Server arch.,
good performance, and cross platform capablity between UNIX, DOS,
and Macintosh platforms.
Anyone who would care to comment on thier expereinces with these
two databases regarding the above requirements would have their
opinions warmly welcomed by me, that I can promise! :)
Right now, it looks like Progress is edging slightly ahead
because of the 4GL and interplatform support. On the other
hand, Oracle has some really hot stuff, inlcuding the *only*
real database server that runs under native MacOS. (Progress