Database Connectivity

Cameron Laird claird at
Tue Oct 12 16:08:06 CEST 2004

In article <9qnmm0p94cbavo3lqo3bn1tobt17kth042 at>,
Dennis Lee Bieber  <wlfraed at> wrote:
>On Mon, 11 Oct 2004 13:05:50 -0700, Cliff Wells
><clifford.wells at> declaimed the following in
>> Microsoft products (SQL Server was released around 1989 on OS/2, 1992 on
>> Windows), so I fail to see your point here.  Also, holding Microsoft up
>> as an example of a company that supports its own products for extended
>> periods of time is probably ill-advised.  The original version of SQL
>> Server doesn't exist in any incarnation, nor does Microsoft support the
>	Uhmm... Didn't I read somewhere that the original SQL-Server
>code base was a licensed version of Sybase?
It's hard, of course, for outsiders to know what you read.  It might have
been <URL: >,
though; in any case, yes, Microsoft bought its RDBMS technology from Sybase.

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