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Re: Perpetuating the myth...annoying

From: Jan Wieck <JanWieck(at)Yahoo(dot)com>
To: weigelt(at)metux(dot)de
Cc: postgresql advocacy <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Perpetuating the myth...annoying
Date: 2004-06-04 19:20:36
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On 6/3/2004 4:28 PM, Enrico Weigelt wrote:

> * David Costa <geeks(at)dotgeek(dot)org> wrote:
> <snip>
>> I am sure SQLite can be faster, but its not comparable with either 
>> MySQL or PostgreSQL
>> so is this text based "db"
> Ah, I'll have a look at this. 
> I'm using "flat" text tables in some web applications. 
> If I can edit the txtsql database by hand, I'll probably switch to it :)
> <snip>
>> When you talk about speed the average PHP developer is thinking about 
>> his guestbook or forum becoming slower with Pgsql
>> and this is not true ;)
> Well, this comes (better: *came*) from the issue that pgsql is a little 
> bit slower on connection startup than mysql (is it still ?). Some people
> say, that comes *because* mysql is MT and pgsql is MP, but IMHO this is 
> not really true. 
> I already talked about this issue here. We could implement some kind
> of preforking or backends processing more then one connection subsequently.

Or we could just encourage people to use what's availabe. Pgpool has 
more advantages for PHP applications than just that anyway.


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