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Re: Comparison of PGSQL and DB2

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Comparison of PGSQL and DB2
Date: 2004-03-11 21:38:03
Message-ID: 200403111338.03390.josh@postgresql.org (view raw or flat)
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Peter,

> Surely MVCC wasn't "invented for the Postgres Project"; otherwise Vadim 
> wouldn't have done so much copying from Oracle. ;-)

Please!   Reverse Engineering.    I can't imagine that anyone got a look at 
Oracle's code.

Hmmm ... I'd always had the impression that MVCC came out of Berkeley.   
Possibly mistaken, I wasn't around.

-- 
Josh Berkus
PostgreSQL Advocacy Volunteer
http://advocacy.postgresql.org/
San Francisco


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