[ic] postgres vs mysql
Thu, 18 Jan 2001 06:23:50 -0600
Wow! Strait from Highlander " There can be only one!". OK, let's get
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ragen Herrington" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 17, 2001 9:32 PM
Subject: Re: [ic] postgres vs mysql
> After reading the PostgreSQL docs again (link below) I realized the author
> may be writing in a biased tone. Check it out.....
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mike Heins" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 17, 2001 9:06 PM
> Subject: Re: [ic] postgres vs mysql
> > Quoting Ragen Herrington (email@example.com):
> > > Troy,
> > >
> > > If I remember correctly, mySQL is a duplicated effort related to
> > > That being said, mySQL will be discontinued at some point in time.
> > > Hopefully this tidbit will help your decision.
> > >
> > I certainly haven't heard this. MySQL is alive and kicking, and there
> > are certainly no plans to discontinue it that I have heard.
> > I wonder if you were thinking of miniSQL, which has been struggling.
> > Supposedly it revived as of Jan 1 (see http://www.hughes.com.au).
> > I was down on Postgres for speed reasons at one time, but V7.0x
> > has *greatly* improved speed, to the point where some people say
> > it is faster than MySQL. I wouldn't have believed that until I tried
> > 7.0x just yesterday. The several seconds it used to take to import
> > only a few hundred records (the country table) now are not appreciably
> > diffrent from the blink of an eye MySQL takes.
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