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Re: [SLUG] SQL Servers
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] SQL Servers
- From: tom burkart <tom@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon Nov 27 22:02:30 2000
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
On Mon, 27 Nov 2000 jon@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Question is, which is worth putting the effort into -
> indeed, is one better than the other ?
If you are after speed and can put up with a limited implementaion - mysql
is your answer.
Postgresql is a very complete implementation - the cost is speed.
When I decided to write some code with DB backend I decided I would put up
with the speed penalty and use the more complete implementation. Later
when I have a complete product, I will re-evaluate wether most or all
functionality I require exists in the fast one I will change the drivers
to that one...
Anyway, Postgresql 7 is supposed to be a lot faster...
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