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Re: [GENERAL] Future of PostgreSQL

From: Adriaan Joubert <a(dot)joubert(at)albourne(dot)com>
To: john huttley <john(at)mwk(dot)co(dot)nz>
Cc: PostgreSQL-general <pgsql-general(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] Future of PostgreSQL
Date: 1999-12-27 12:12:22
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john huttley wrote:

> > I believe we are adding Oracle compatibility as possible.  We are
> > working on write-ahead log, long tuples, foreign keys, and outer joins.
> > Anything else?
>
> Yes, earlier in the year I was trying to migrate from Pervasive SQL to
> posgtres and
> came to a screaming halt when it wouldn't do a large view. Exceeded some
> sort of internal buffer
> or rule area. I dont recall the details, although the mail archive will have
> it.

This will be fixed by Jan's new compressed type and the long fields in a second
table.  So in about 6 months time.

The one we still need is views on UNION's...

Adriaan


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