Reply to post: Re: Informix to Postgres ...

We're free in 3... 2... 1! Amazon unhooks its last Oracle database, nothing breaks and life goes on

Charlie Clark Silver badge

Re: Informix to Postgres ...

500,000 USD to 1,000,000USD

Equates to around 2 to 4 top-notch DBAs for a year so you were saving money from the start. Of course, a full analysis would cover what compromises (say reports), if any, you had to make and whether you got any additional benefits.

Most of the work I automated with python (Hey, I'm a lazy programmer / DBA - what can I say ...)

But that's the best kind. The beancounters love automation but they often don't understand the kind of people it takes to get it.

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