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Re: PostgreSQL clustering VS MySQL clustering

From: Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca>
To: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL clustering VS MySQL clustering
Date: 2005-01-28 15:34:25
Message-ID: 20050128153425.GD9076@phlogiston.dyndns.org (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, Jan 20, 2005 at 04:07:51PM +0100, Hervé Piedvache wrote:
> Yes seems to be the only solution ... but I'm a little disapointed about 
> this ... could you explain me why there is not this kind of 
> functionnality ... it seems to be a real need for big applications no ?

I hate to be snarky, but the reason there isn't this kind of system
just hanging around is that it's a Very Hard Problem.  I spent 2 days
last week in a room with some of the smartest people I know, and
there was widespread agreement that what you want is a very tough
problem.

A

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