Compatibility wars - can EnterpriseDB take on Oracle and win?

EnterpriseDB has been on a mission to replace Oracle's database with its enhanced version of the open source PostgreSQL database (Postgres Plus Advanced Server) for quite some time. When Oracle announced that they were halting development for HP's Itanium-based HP-UX UNIX systems, EnterpriseDB stepped in to offer their product as a replacement. While this was a bold marketing move, I would suggest a careful consideration of what such a migration would entail before taking on such a project.

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