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Re: (OT: PostgreSQL vs MySQL)

Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
I keep seeing this, but I sometimes see the opposite.  That "MySQL is faster"
meme seems peristent though, as if the PostgreSQL want to provide *some*
justification for people to continue to have a reason for MySQL.

MySQL is perhaps slightly faster by default; PostgreSQL has write-ahead logging by default. WAL means my data will likely survive a crash...