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Re: Open source databases '60 per cent cheaper'

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
Cc: Markus Schiltknecht <markus(at)bluegap(dot)ch>, Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>, Kaare Rasmussen <kaare(at)jasonic(dot)dk>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Open source databases '60 per cent cheaper'
Date: 2006-11-22 16:46:31
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On Wed, 2006-11-22 at 15:21 +0000, Simon Riggs wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-11-22 at 15:28 +0100, Markus Schiltknecht wrote:
> 
> > Simon Riggs wrote:
> > >> Mammoth Replicator is not synchronous anyway ...
> > > 
> > > That's a shame. I thought we might be able get a head start in that way.
> > 
> > Huh? Why should that be a shame? 
> 
> Because I wanted it to be synchronous and it is not...

In theory, it wouldn't be too difficult (especially once 1.8 is done) to
make Replicator Synchronous. We haven't worked out all the gory details
but it is certainly plausible.

But to be honest, the demand for Synchronous is far less than the hype.

Sincerely,

Joshua D. Drake




> 
> > Do you have anything better to propose?
> 
> On -hackers, I think, but not yet.
> 
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