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i have used oracle's built XML functions XMLELEMENT, XMLATTRIBUTES, XMLFOREST, XMLAGG. I really want to know if these functions (or) similar functions are supported/availabe in MySQL.I guess they're not:
Oracle_Walker wrote:Help with what, deciding which of the three supported Linux distributions is the best for you?
I am having a hard time to find out best linux distro for installing Oracle11g, so i am planning to switch to MySQL. Please help,
Or deciding which of the huge number of differences between Oracle and MySQL would be considered major to you?
Thanks for the information. Leaving oracle is the only choice for me though.If leaving Oracle is the only choice you have, then you should start exploring MySQL related sites/blogs/forums, like for example:
As suggested from that link, you could also opt for another DB-brand, depending on how important/crucial your XML related functionality is.
I'm afraid that within the Oracle forums you won't find much further and detailed information.
I am having a hard time to find out best linux distro for installing Oracle11g,Then you must be "looking for love in all the wrong places."
What's so hard about finding a "best linux distro for installing Oracle11g"? The supported distros are listed in the fine Installation Guide for Linux. At the top of the list is Oracle's own Oracle Linux, which is in the same family as Red Hat.
so i am planning to switch to MySQL. Please help, Thanks in advance.