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Advice on future database product required

Advice on future database product required

Advice on future database product required

We are looking to replace our current database server technology.

We have developed a package that is being sucessfully run by the largest "players" in a industry tradionally devoid of computers & software.  It uses 50+ tables accessed from a SCO Unix server running a  SQL server that is capable of getting into our proprietary in-house written C-ISAM like data files.

The actual software can be run on any version of Windows & has been written using Visual C++ 6.0 & MFC/SQL statements.

Our current user-base all have at least 1 Unix server & 1 Windows 2000 server with Citrix Metaframe (due to multiple geograhical locations & "slow" comms links) & at least 1 Windows NT/2000 domain controller.

However, we have a huge amount of interest from the small set-ups who don't have the need or the budget for a "sea of servers & licenses".  We are looking to substitute the Unix database for one that could be ran either on the same PC has the client software or perhaps one small network server PC (for the customers that have 5 to 10 PCs), without having to have seperate versions of the client software.

What about MS Access or SQL Server 2000?  What do SQL Server 2000 Personal & Developer Editions do? (cannot find any info on Microsoft's website)

Any advice on how to proceed further would be appreciated !!!

RE: Advice on future database product required

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article: Why use Interbase

S. van Els

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