For years now there's been a constant war between MS supporters and Oracle supporters. Oracle has these features, SQL Server has these features, etc. But that's not really where the real importance lies. Sure, functionality is a part of it because your DB should be able to do what you need it to do. However, do you want to know what the real difference between the two companies is and why MS has made such a strong impact in the industry?
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