[olug] DB Servers
roberson at olug.org
Thu Mar 7 17:43:44 UTC 2002
On Thursday 07 March 2002 18:32, you wrote:
> Of the list members,
> What database do you use most often and why?
mysql , just because I dont want to learn a new API ( php/perl/C ) and I
think it is fast as all get out for everything I have ever used it for.
> Are the databases you use as good for what you use them for as Oracle,
> Sybase, SQL Server, Progress, or others?
Yes, I beleive so, however every rdbms has caveat's
> Of those that use MySQL or PostgreSQL,
> Is one better than the other?
I have literally NEVER touched pgsql
> Do they both support transactions?
> Are they interchangeable or not?
from what I understand, pgsql supported transactions fixed, however they both
sql is sql is sql. as long as you stick with ANSI standards, you can port any
sql db schema
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