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Re: question about postgreSQL

From: Jason Tishler <jason(at)tishler(dot)net>
To: Josh <josh(at)mercuryfs(dot)net>
Cc: Pgsql-Cygwin <pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: question about postgreSQL
Date: 2001-12-06 18:07:42
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On Mon, Dec 03, 2001 at 08:31:56PM -0800, Josh wrote:
> Jason, I read a message of yours on the postgresql list, dated August 5th of
> this year. The subject was about running postgres on windows 2000.

The above message is not from me.

> If you don't mind, I'd like to ask you a question since you seem to be more
> knowledgeable than many others regarding this subject:  Is postgres a great
> dbase for Windows 2000?

All I can say is that on a previous project, PostgreSQL met our needs
very well on Windows, Solaris, and Linux.  YMMV.

> I need to choose a free dbase for a project that
> we're doing, and windows will be the first platform, then linux. Our project
> really needs an "embedded" SQL dbase that's stable and requires little
> maintenance. So far, postgres  appears to be a pain to compile and maintain
> on windows, and another email has me spooked into thinking that postgres is
> really for unix.
> any feedback or information would be greatly appreciated.

This type of query is more appropriate to post to a mailing list instead
of sending private email.  Please do so in the future.  Besides helping
others, you may find that you get better (and faster) answers too.


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