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Postgresql or SQL2012

Today my client had asked me.. why should they choose sql2012 over Postgresql ? I have knowledge with sql2008 but I never try with Postgresql. If I have to choose between this two db technologies, which db platform will offer me best setup ?
for your information our client is running on vet hospital and  the system which are plan to design will provide high availability like clustering and disaster recovery plan like db mirroring which we have in sql2012.
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If I have to choose between this two db technologies, which db platform will offer me best setup ?
The one that you and/or your team has the most experience.
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Hi,
This is about the customer, what they like to be installed on their environment, we favor sql2012 but end users seems prefer Postgresql ...
I'm a huge fan of open source software and PostgreSQL and MySQL.  It *may* be suitable to your client's needs.  However, with medical data and high availability, I would likely push to go with SQL2012.

SQL2012 has way more features than PostgreSQL or MySQL.  There's little comparison on scalability and robustness.

However, SQL2012 also comes with a *huge* price tag and your client may not be able to afford it.
Hi nemws1,
So when it comes to HA ? how easy to get this configured if we have to run on Linux + Postgressql ?
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Hi,
I just reviewed what Postgresql have in their website something what they have advertised " Red'Hat'Cluster'Suite'and'PostgreSQL'Databases "

Is that means when we plan to buy this solutions it provide similar clustering technologies that we expect like Microsoft windows wit sql server clustering ?
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our plan is to get redhat certified engineer to do the installation or get support from redhat itself when doing the clustering, but since i cannot distinguish what are the diff when we run postgreSQL on Linux cluster, its hard to me to choose what will be the best solution and cost effective systems
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