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Re: Resources for Postgres and MySQL comparison presentation?

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: Brian Ghidinelli <brian(at)pukkasoft(dot)com>
Cc: SF Postgres <sfpug(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Resources for Postgres and MySQL comparison presentation?
Date: 2009-03-23 17:49:08
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On 3/22/09 6:30 PM, Brian Ghidinelli wrote:
>
> I'm giving a talk at a developer conference in May titled, "Move over
> MySQL, make room for PostgreSQL". I've gone through the PG advocacy site
> and searched around for relevant content on top of what I've already
> come up with. I was hoping folks here might have links to recent content
> or talks?

Where is the conference?

> It's aimed at convincing people to give PG a try for projects on which
> they currently use MySQL. I think I have a good base so far but I'm
> always interested in great resources to make it better.

My advice is *not* to try to convince people.  Instead, just say, 
"here's the things which PostgreSQL is good for, and the reasons why 
you'd want to use it."  Trying to convince people PostgreSQL is "better" 
just gets their back up.

--Josh

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