SQL Server 2008 vs. Oracle .. and so it begins….

 

Microsoft has the gloves off and is ready to rumble.

It proudly shows 6 compelling reasons to switch to SQL Server from Oracle on their Microsoft in Government site.

http://www.microsoft.com/industry/government/products/server/sql2008.mspx#WhySwitch

 

Has Microsoft really surpassed Oracle?

 

Well their site claims so..:

  SQL Server 2008 Oracle

Performance and Scalability

1

1

Business Intelligence

1

Total Cost of Ownership

1

Stronger Partner Ecosystem

1

Better Together with Microsoft Office

1

Security

1

 

Total

6

1

 

Round 2 of the Database wars appears to be on. Microsoft appears to have taken the first shot!

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