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Re: Commission clears Oracle's proposed acquisition of Sun Microsystems

From: Leif Biberg Kristensen <leif(at)solumslekt(dot)org>
To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Commission clears Oracle's proposed acquisition of Sun Microsystems
Date: 2010-01-22 16:03:57
Message-ID: 201001221703.57590.leif@solumslekt.org (view raw or flat)
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On Friday 22. January 2010 14.49.47 Dave Page wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 1:44 PM, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> wrote:
> 
> > Wow, Florian Muller's comments seem so out of the mainstream that I
> > think replying to them in a public announcement would just lend them
> > legitimacy.
> 
> Well he's right in a way. We'd have to implement all manner of
> gotchas, bugs and just plain weirdness in our code before we could
> claim to replace MySQL.
> 
> :-p

There's one thing that PostgreSQL still is missing: Transparent upgrades, 
without the dump / upgrade / reload routine. That's just too awkward in a 
hosted environment.

regards,
--
Leif Biberg Kristensen
http://solumslekt.org/

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