CmdrTaco from the now-there-is-a-bet dept.
writes "Well, it didn't happen overnight, but
claimed that on Wednesday it will be able to
demonstrate that it can indeed meet the $1 million
challenge issued by database arch rival Oracle in November
1998. The whole thing hinges on whether or not "anyone
using Microsoft's SQL Server with a 1 terabyte TPC-D
database to run a standard data-warehouse business query
within 100 times of Oracle's best published
performance." Microsoft is aparantly going to give it
a shot using SQL Server 7.0 which it just released. "
When it is incorrect, it is, at least *authoritatively* incorrect.
-- Hitchiker's Guide To The Galaxy