[thelist] Help with Database

Ken Schaefer Ken at adOpenStatic.com
Fri Jun 3 00:51:50 CDT 2005

: From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org [mailto:thelist-
: bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Mark Groen
: Subject: Re: RE: [thelist] Help with Database
: scalability and robustness you need, and how you use it are your prime
: considerations. mySQL is simply not in the same league as SQL Server or
: Oracle
: Yup, good example here of the differences:
: http://www-css.fnal.gov/dsg/external/freeware/mysql-vs-pgsql.html
: cheers,
:         Mark

Interesting document. It doesn't list support for High Availability (HA)
though, which is certainly a requirement for enterprise use. Both Oracle and
SQL Server support clustering, and replication between geographically
dispersed servers. I'm not aware of native clustering support in mySQL.


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