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Re: (OT: PostgreSQL vs MySQL)
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: (OT: PostgreSQL vs MySQL)
- From: Joachim Schipper <j_(_dot_)_schipper_(_at_)_math_(_dot_)_uu_(_dot_)_nl>
- Date: Thu, 6 Apr 2006 22:25:38 +0200
- Mail-followup-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
On Thu, Apr 06, 2006 at 01:05:43PM -0700, Miles Keaton wrote:
> On 4/5/06, David T Harris <da465415_(_at_)_pegasus_(_dot_)_cc_(_dot_)_ucf_(_dot_)_edu> wrote:
> > Just out of curiosity why did your company decide
> > to go with Postgresql as opposed to mysql?
> > Just somewhat curious considering you see mysql
> > everywhere these days...
> hi David -
> The first half of this post says it very well:
> I just LIKE it more. It's more strict and accurate.
> I had used MySQL for years, and as soon as I tried PostgreSQL, I never
> wanted to go back.
I can second that. I am not a heavy database user by any means - I like
grep far too much for that - but when it can't be avoided, I'd rather
use something with a working foreign key implementation (though that
has apparently improved quite a bit in the 5.x series), and less
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