Computer Sweden (the leading IT/business magazine of Sweden) today
featured an article on their first page about a company, Newsdesk.se,
that ditched MySQL for because of "lousy performance and stability".
Newsdesk.se, a search engine for press information and business news,
instead chose PostgreSQL. One of the Newsdesk founders in the article
says: "PostgreSQL handles load much better than MySQL and is incredibly
stable. There are more possibilities with PostgreSQL than with MySQL".
This article was available in the printed edition, as well as online at
The most interesting part in the story is that the online article
somehow has "mysteriously disappeared" from the website during the day.
All other articles from the printed edition are now available online,
except this one... <tinfoilhat-mode>MySQL is a Swedish company - go
Anyhow, I'll try to contact Newsdesk and ask them if they are interested
in writing a case study.
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