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Re: Pet Peeves?

From: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)com>
To: Greg Stark <stark(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
Cc: Craig Ringer <craig(at)postnewspapers(dot)com(dot)au>, Guy Rouillier <guyr-ml1(at)burntmail(dot)com>, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Pet Peeves?
Date: 2009-02-05 11:46:52
Message-ID: 1233834412.4500.434.camel@ebony.2ndQuadrant (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-general
On Thu, 2009-02-05 at 11:08 +0000, Greg Stark wrote:

> The problem with trying to push everything into the database is that
> it ends up sucking your entire application into the database. That
> limits your choice of languages and tools, and also creates a huge
> bottleneck.

No, it allows you to choose where to put things. There is no suction
effect, any more than the existence of Python causes everything to be
written in that language.

Nobody said "everything" either, just a scheduling facility.

 Simon Riggs 
 PostgreSQL Training, Services and Support

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