[Webdev] [Fwd: [ILUG] MySQL vs PostgreSQL]
Donncha O Caoimh
donncha.ocaoimh at tradesignals.com
Mon Nov 13 13:17:16 GMT 2000
Adam Beecher wrote:
> > > Agreed, but he does raise all of the standard complaints that most (well
> > > all) users of databases which support transactions etc have against
> > > mysql.
> Also agreed, but how many of the sites we develop really, honestly *need*
> transaction support? Sure, it'd be handy, but we can live without it until such
> time as it becomes available. In the meantime, we can replicate it in the code.
> And to be fair, they are working on it...
I could do with transactions right now. MySQL does support transactions
using BDB tables but it's very much in the testing phase. The
replication support in MySQL is practically ready to go into production
AFAIK, but the transaction support is still quite buggy, from what I
remember reading on the MySQL list. Yes, I coded around it, but it isn't
> > > On saying that if he's applications require sixteen queries to
> > > generate a page he really should go do a sql 101 course.
> I know. As soon as I get over two or three I start to worry. To reiterate, Tim's
> a dick. :)
Oh, I dunno. What I'd like is to be able to carry out joins across
databases lying on different machines.. that'd rock :)
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