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Re: Sun Talks about MySQL

From: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
To: korry <korry(dot)douglas(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
Cc: Greg Smith <gsmith(at)gregsmith(dot)com>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Sun Talks about MySQL
Date: 2008-04-24 13:28:41
Message-ID: 1209043721.4259.1526.camel@ebony.site (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, 2008-04-23 at 16:59 -0400, korry wrote:
> 
> > > http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Database/CEO-Calls-MySQLs-the-Ferrari-of-Databases/ 
> > 
> > I can see that, the engines from both companies make similar speed
> > versus reliability trade-offs: http://www.f1technical.net/news/8507 
> When they fail, they fail fast

I think they have interpreted the flaws of MySQL as something they can
sell more services with - so, dangerous, difficult to use etc all mean
additional $$$. It's certainly what Oracle did for years.

-- 
  Simon Riggs
  2ndQuadrant  http://www.2ndQuadrant.com


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