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Re: Improvements to PostgreSQL

From: Suresh Tri <trisuresh(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)in>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Improvements to PostgreSQL
Date: 2004-07-26 08:18:51
Message-ID: 20040726081851.88769.qmail@web25004.mail.ukl.yahoo.com (view raw or flat)
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Thanks Peter for your reply,

we will investigate further into your comments. We
understand that postgresql is already
enterprise-level. But as our observation many of the
propriety databse users in the enterprise level are
reluctant to switch to postgresql. We wanted to to
bridge the gap. 

Thanks once again,
Suresh


--- Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> wrote: > Suresh
Tri wrote:
> > 2. Core functionality add-ons to postgresql :-
> > -Table joins
> 
> Already done.
> 
> > -Java stored procedures
> 
> Already done.
> 
> > -Backup and recovery (incremental backup/restore)
> 
> Will appear in next release.
> 
> > -Query optimization
> >   * Indexing techniques
> >   * Star query optimization
> 
> Good luck with that. :-)
> 
> > - Data Types
> >   * BLBL
> >   * Images
> >   * Long
> 
> These are probably redundant with bytea.
> 
> > 3. Application compatibility
> > -Oracle Compatible JDBC driver
> 
> JDBC drivers should be compatible with the JDBC
> standard, not with some 
> vendor.
> 
> > -Query compatibility
> >   * Oracle DML/DDL Compatibility
> 
> Like what?
> 
> >   * Behavioral differences like null handling
> 
> Not gonna happen.
> 
> >   * Nested Queries
> 
> Do you mean recursive queries?
> 
> >   * Manual Optimization Hints
> 
> These are probably not going to be compatible with
> Oracle anyway.
> 
> > All your sugestions are welcome. Please help us to
> > implement these features.
> > Our aim is to make postgresql enterprise level.
> 
> PostgreSQL is already enterprise-level.
> 
> -- 
> Peter Eisentraut
> http://developer.postgresql.org/~petere/
> 
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