Re: Decide between Postgresql and Mysql (help of

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To: "Scott Marlowe" <smarlowe(at)g2switchworks(dot)com>, "Chris Browne" <cbbrowne(at)acm(dot)org>
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Subject: Re: Decide between Postgresql and Mysql (help of
Date: 2006-03-30 21:31:25
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>> And yes, it does become natural to ask "why not write CGIs in ASM?"
>> ;-)

Personally, I'd code it in brainfuck, for aesthetic reasons.

> And that, nowadays, is generally the state of web development. It's not
> the language you're using to write it in, it's how efficiently you're
> using your database. We can probably tweak the system we're testing now
> and get more from our databases by adjusting how hibernate hits them,
> and the types of queries that it's throwing, but in the long run, the
> bottleneck will always be the database server, because we can throw
> relatively small amounts of money at the other layers if they happen to
> be bogging down. Not so much with the database.

So, one wonders why some use 70's languages like Java instead of Lisp or
Python, which are slower, but a lot more powerful and faster to develop
(and don't have hibernate, which is a big bonus)
(why do you think I don't like Java ?)

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