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Re: 10g v. PostgreSQL 8.0 v. MySQL 5

From: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <jnasby(at)pervasive(dot)com>
To: Robert Bernier <robert(dot)bernier5(at)sympatico(dot)ca>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: 10g v. PostgreSQL 8.0 v. MySQL 5
Date: 2005-12-15 22:05:39
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On Tue, Dec 13, 2005 at 03:58:33PM -0500, Robert Bernier wrote:
> Folks,
> 
> It was pointed out that I struck a nerve in my last posting. There's always a polite way of voicing criticism. It would have made for a less confrontational argument if I had taken my happy pill this morning and stuck to the facts that I was arguing rather than ranting with strange sounds coming from my mouth about somebody I've never met. 
> 
> For the record, I am quite prepared to defend my analysis of the methodology used in the the article itself.

FWIW, I never claimed the article was good. ;) I just thought it was
interesting that the author went in with a pro-Oracle bias and ended up
judging us the winner (even though at least one of his scores for
PostgreSQL was lower than deserved be a wide margin).
-- 
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