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Hi all,
is very funny see Larry Allison commenting on MySQL
I'd like to see he commenting on Postgres I think he
couldn't say: "It's not used in transaction theory. It's
mainly used for searching."


Regards
Gaetano Mendola

Nov 23 '05 #1
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Hi

Can you provide a link to the interview?

Simon

On Sunday 10 October 2004 10:56, Gaetano Mendola wrote:
Hi all,
is very funny see Larry Allison commenting on MySQL
I'd like to see he commenting on Postgres I think he
couldn't say: "It's not used in transaction theory. It's
mainly used for searching."


Regards
Gaetano Mendola
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Nov 23 '05 #2

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> Hi

Can you provide a link to the interview?

Simon
http://www.alwayson-network.com/comm...d=6186_0_4_0_C


On Sunday 10 October 2004 10:56, Gaetano Mendola wrote:
Hi all,
is very funny see Larry Allison commenting on MySQL
I'd like to see he commenting on Postgres I think he
couldn't say: "It's not used in transaction theory. It's
mainly used for searching."


Regards
Gaetano Mendola
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Nov 23 '05 #3

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On Sun, Oct 10, 2004 at 14:18:47 +0200,
Pierre-Frédéric Caillaud <li***@boutiquenumerique.com> wrote:
Hi

Can you provide a link to the interview?

Simon


http://www.alwayson-network.com/comm...d=6186_0_4_0_C


Someone should tell Larry that Linux actually does predate Apache.

His comments about Linux being backed by companies seemed strange, as
MySQL is effectly owned by a company.

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Nov 23 '05 #4

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Simon Windsor wrote:
Hi

Can you provide a link to the interview?


Ops! I forget it :-(

Here it is: http://www.alwayson-network.com/comm...d=6186_0_4_0_C
Regards
Gaetano Mendolaa
Nov 23 '05 #5

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"at the time, everybody bought Microsoft's IAS; it was the dominant web
server around—85% share, something like that. And Apache just utterly
crushed them"

What I want to know is when did Microsoft have 85% of the web server
market? I sure don't remember that. Maybe he means 85% of the Windows
Web server market.

I really like Postgres and have found MySQL useful in the past but I do
home that Oracle does well. From what I have seen they do have a good
product and work hard at supporting it.

I can tell you that I do wish that more open source projects supported
Postgres. Things like PHPNuke. Yes I know that you "can" make it work
but it is not easy to find the docs for. I also know that somewhere
their is a version of bugzilla that runs on Postgres but I have not had
much luck finding it. DBD::pg for Windows needs to be fixes ASAP. I use
Linux on my servers but most of the workstations here are Windows.
Frankly better support for Python, Ruby, and any of the other scripting
languages under windows would really help. MySQl has more support in a
Windows enviroment. I am talking client support not server support.
Frankly runing postgres under windows has not practical application for
me. I am sure that other people will find a lot of use for it though.

Other than that I love Postgres.
Bruno Wolff III wrote:
On Sun, Oct 10, 2004 at 14:18:47 +0200,
Pierre-Frédéric Caillaud <li***@boutiquenumerique.com> wrote:
Hi

Can you provide a link to the interview?

Simon


http://www.alwayson-network.com/comm...d=6186_0_4_0_C

Someone should tell Larry that Linux actually does predate Apache.

His comments about Linux being backed by companies seemed strange, as
MySQL is effectly owned by a company.

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Nov 23 '05 #6

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David Siebert <da***@eclipsecat.com> writes:
I also know that somewhere
their is a version of bugzilla that runs on Postgres but I have not had
much luck finding it.


Red Hat runs their bugzilla on Postgres:

http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/

Source code is available from a link near the end of that page.

regards, tom lane

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Nov 23 '05 #7

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I have downloaded it but it comes with no docs that I can find.
No docs directory nothing.
There are also people that have PHPNuke running with Postgres but that
is also lacking in docs.
I really do not fault Postgres or the developers for this. I will say
that I feel that is why MySQL is gets a lot more press than Postgres. I
really like using Postgres and I even wrote our call center app using it
as the back end. The program does not store the audio but it a super
call back list. It also handle our RMAs and tracks unresolved support
questions. It only handles about 100,000 calls a year but postgres has
never lost a call and the server keeps chugging away.

Tom Lane wrote:
David Siebert <da***@eclipsecat.com> writes:
I also know that somewhere
their is a version of bugzilla that runs on Postgres but I have not had
much luck finding it.

Red Hat runs their bugzilla on Postgres:

http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/

Source code is available from a link near the end of that page.

regards, tom lane

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