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Re: MySQL interview, no mention of PostgreSQL

From: Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>,"Arcadius A(dot)" <ahouans(at)sh(dot)cvut(dot)cz>,PostgreSQL Advocacy <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: MySQL interview, no mention of PostgreSQL
Date: 2003-10-17 18:47:43
Message-ID: 1066416463.580.31.camel@tokyo (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, 2003-10-17 at 07:23, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> We don't want to fire up a backend until we know this is a valid user. 

We do the fork() before we even look at the client's connection packet,
so I'm sceptical that going through all that trouble really makes us
significantly more resistant to a DOS attack.

-Neil



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