[thelist] Help with Database

Mark Groen markgroen at gmail.com
Fri Jun 3 02:36:45 CDT 2005

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: 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.

sorry, with all that forget to include the whitepaper link if the original
post was about more massive needs:




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