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Re: [suse-linux-uk-schools] CCM Facility
  • From: "Mark Evans" <mpe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2002 22:33:49 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <20020125223426.13255.qmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > We are looking to deploy CCM's Facility timetable / scheduler next September
> > which uses M$ SQL 7 as standard. Does any one out there use this software
> > with a Linux DB, DB2 and Oracle are the most obvious. My manager is not keen
> > on MYSQL, but if some one is using it for this successfully it might change
> > his mind!
> Before doing so, ask them "will it run on any database?" because that's
> what their literature says, then ask them "why won't it run on PostgreSQL"
> (ditto MySQL): they told me that's because no-one wants it ("we've only
> ever had one request for this").
> For political reasons I've had to install it here. It's our only Windows

Ditto, well not quite for the same thing, but it was the only way
we could get FMS6 available on more than one machine (I hesitate
to use the "W" word.)

> server. We've managed today to make a connection from our Apache/PHP to
> the CMIS database, which should prove very useful. We can now write our
> own lookup scripts, which look as if they'll be a lot faster and certainly
> more platform-independent than theirs. But hard work ...

This sounds a bit like the Dutch train website story.

Mark Evans
St. Peter's CofE High School
Phone: +44 1392 204764 X109
Fax: +44 1392 204763

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