Need recommendation for a Windows and Mac Cross platform RDBMS using Netware 4.1 
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 Need recommendation for a Windows and Mac Cross platform RDBMS using Netware 4.1
        I am making an inventory database at work, we use both Mac's and
Windows platforms using Novell Netware 4.1 to connect everything.  Does
anyone know of a good Relational Database that can work under DOS/Windows
(preferably) and has clients for Macintosh and Windows using a Netware
4.1 network.
        Any input or recommendations will be greatly appreciated.  

        Thanks,

        Julian



Sun, 23 Aug 1998 03:00:00 GMT
 Need recommendation for a Windows and Mac Cross platform RDBMS using Netware 4.1

        Oops PINE was configured wrong so I can't get any replies from the
original post...

        I am making an inventory database at work, we use both Mac's and
Windows platforms using Novell Netware 4.1 to connect everything. Does

anyone know of a good Relational Database that can work under
DOS/Windows (preferably) and has clients for Macintosh and Windows
using a Netware 4.1 network.
        Any input or recommendations will be greatly appreciated.  

        Thanks,

        Julian

--Everything I say and do represents my employer!  I am self employed



Sun, 23 Aug 1998 03:00:00 GMT
 Need recommendation for a Windows and Mac Cross platform RDBMS using Netware 4.1

Quote:

>You're choices are fairly limited...

>MS Foxpro 2.6 works on both platforms and will allow you to copy your
>source from one platform to the other with minimal pain and suffering.  

>Filemaker Pro is also an option though I've never been to keen on its
>macro/programming language -- it's pretty limited but I have seen some
>very neat things done in it for both platforms.

>Another advantage to Foxpro 2.6 is the ODBC connectivity available in
>both Professional editions of the software -- put your data on the
>server run SQL Server (or Oracle or or or)  and have your Mac & Win
>applications share a "real" RDBMS.

One major problem. Microsoft no longer sells FoxPro 2.6 for Windows (the
current version is FoxPro 3.0 or Visual FoxPro). Why I don't know since
this ruins their cross platform advantage.


Mon, 24 Aug 1998 03:00:00 GMT
 Need recommendation for a Windows and Mac Cross platform RDBMS using Netware 4.1

Quote:
> don't forget Omnis 7!

We use Omnis 7 and it works good.

I don't know if Sybase would run on your server
but if it does you can use Omnis as the front end
and have a potent combo.

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Mon, 24 Aug 1998 03:00:00 GMT
 Need recommendation for a Windows and Mac Cross platform RDBMS using Netware 4.1
You can also use 4th Dimension, which has recently been released for
windows (it was a Mac application).

Michael


Quote:


>>You're choices are fairly limited...

>>MS Foxpro 2.6 works on both platforms and will allow you to copy your
>>source from one platform to the other with minimal pain and suffering.  

>>Filemaker Pro is also an option though I've never been to keen on its
>>macro/programming language -- it's pretty limited but I have seen some
>>very neat things done in it for both platforms.

>>Another advantage to Foxpro 2.6 is the ODBC connectivity available in
>>both Professional editions of the software -- put your data on the
>>server run SQL Server (or Oracle or or or)  and have your Mac & Win
>>applications share a "real" RDBMS.

>One major problem. Microsoft no longer sells FoxPro 2.6 for Windows (the
>current version is FoxPro 3.0 or Visual FoxPro). Why I don't know since
>this ruins their cross platform advantage.

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Wed, 26 Aug 1998 03:00:00 GMT
 Need recommendation for a Windows and Mac Cross platform RDBMS using Netware 4.1

I think it depends on just how extensive and how powerful a db you are
looking for. I have just gone through abut a years search for an
accounting package and came up with one answer . But if all you are
looking for is an inventory  db I am sure that FMP 3.0 will serve you
quite will. It is an easy to use, easy to set up application that I
personally think is the answer for most data base needs. Certainly it
doesnt replace the big time guys but I can't think of anything needed in
an inventory db that FMP wouldn't be able to do

Quote:
>        I am making an inventory database at work, we use both Mac's and
>Windows platforms using Novell Netware 4.1 to connect everything.  Does
>anyone know of a good Relational Database that can work under DOS/Windows
>(preferably) and has clients for Macintosh and Windows using a Netware
>4.1 network.
>        Any input or recommendations will be greatly appreciated.  

>        Thanks,

>        Julian

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Wed, 26 Aug 1998 03:00:00 GMT
 Need recommendation for a Windows and Mac Cross platform RDBMS using Netware 4.1
your wrong about filemaker, it is relational in 3.0.  it is cross platform.
but to do it right, run NT oracle, or OS/2 oracle on the server, and write
yourself screens in Oracle Media Objects, or Oracle Power Objects.  the price
for the server is aroun 1.2k, the price for the client dev. is 400.

thats the most elegant solution.

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Quote:
> >>      I am making an inventory database at work, we use both Mac's and
> >>Windows platforms using Novell Netware 4.1 to connect everything.  Does
> >>anyone know of a good Relational Database that can work under DOS/Windows
> >>(preferably) and has clients for Macintosh and Windows using a Netware
> >>4.1 network.

> Yep. The problem is that, as far as I know, FoxPro/Mac & FoxPro/Win
> can't share the SAME data files on a COMMON server.

> One possibility is FileMaker Pro. Don't know if it allows Win & Mac
> to share SAME data on a COMMON server. But I do know it is a FLAT
> file manager, with no relational capabilities to speak of.



Thu, 27 Aug 1998 03:00:00 GMT
 Need recommendation for a Windows and Mac Cross platform RDBMS using Netware 4.1
PowerBuilder 4.0 works on Windows, NT, Win95 and Macintosh
(soon will come out with a PowerMac version)
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Thu, 27 Aug 1998 03:00:00 GMT
 Need recommendation for a Windows and Mac Cross platform RDBMS using Netware 4.1
Why not consider 4D Server. It really works in a cross platform enviroment. No problems with
conversions between platforms. You can develop a system with the look and feel of the
platform that the client i running. For a resonable sized database 4D gives you great
performence. And the best of all, you only have to maintain one single source code. 4D
supports IPX, TCP/IP and AppleTalk.

/Johan Braun



Fri, 28 Aug 1998 03:00:00 GMT
 Need recommendation for a Windows and Mac Cross platform RDBMS using Netware 4.1

Quote:

>Lots of stuff snipped...

>I posted the same question 2-3 weeks ago on comp.databases.

>Yep. The problem is that, as far as I know, FoxPro/Mac & FoxPro/Win
>can't share the SAME data files on a COMMON server.

>More stuff snipped...

FoxPro/Mac and FoxPro/Win most definately _can_ share the same data on a
common sever.
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Fri, 28 Aug 1998 03:00:00 GMT
 Need recommendation for a Windows and Mac Cross platform RDBMS using Netware 4.1

Quote:



> > I posted the same question 2-3 weeks ago on comp.databases.

> > Yep. The problem is that, as far as I know, FoxPro/Mac & FoxPro/Win
> > can't share the SAME data files on a COMMON server.

> > One possibility is FileMaker Pro. Don't know if it allows Win & Mac
> > to share SAME data on a COMMON server. But I do know it is a FLAT
> > file manager, with no relational capabilities to speak of.

> Indeed, FileMaker 3.0 is both RELATIONAL and allows Win '95 & Mac to share

                                ^^^^^^^^^^

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> SAME data on a COMMON server.

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