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I am in the process of creating cross-platform POS and storage project(Windows and Linux) with emphasis on Linux.
I must pick a suitable RDBMS and as SQL Server kind of guy I'm having hard time to make a proper decision.
My experience with MySQL is entirely based on web projects and my experience with PostgreSQL is even scarcer.
Is there something better?

Any advice is helpful.
Posted 27-Dec-11 9:32am
Amir Mahfoozi 28-Dec-11 1:27am
Both of MySQL and PostgreSQL are well known and have good reputation. You can choose either of them.

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Other than MS SQL Server you can pick any RDBM as they all support both Windows and Linux environments (you can even get connectors for most programming platforms too [.net, java, ruby etc.]).

The real question is which database engine you are more comfortable with and you can support easily and cheaply.

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