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Re: mysql to postgresql, performance questions

From: Scott Marlowe <scott(dot)marlowe(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Thom Brown <thombrown(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, James Mansion <james(at)mansionfamily(dot)plus(dot)com>, Hannu Krosing <hannu(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, Yeb Havinga <yebhavinga(at)gmail(dot)com>, Greg Smith <greg(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, "Ross J(dot) Reedstrom" <reedstrm(at)rice(dot)edu>, pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: mysql to postgresql, performance questions
Date: 2010-06-21 18:08:05
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On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 12:02 PM, Thom Brown <thombrown(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> I thought I'd attempt to renew discussion of adding PostgreSQL support
> to MythTV, but here's the response:
>
>> It is not being actively developed to my knowledge and we have
>> no intention of _ever_ committing such patches. Any work you do
>> *will* be wasted.
>>
>> It is far more likely that we'll move to embedded mysql to ease
>> the administration overhead for users.
>
> It's a surprisingly hostile response.

Not for MythTV it's not.  Their code if chock full of mysqlisms and
their dev folks are mostly not interested in any "advanced" features
of postgresql, like the tendency to NOT corrupt its data store every
few months.

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