MYSQL in trouble
When someone comes to bite half your ass off, pretend that it does not matter and you actually welcome them taking an interest in it. Their days of high growth will not continue- at the best.
You are mistaken. Almost every rebms is superior in features. You know my MySQL is not in trouble. Cause it's fast, damn fast and works very well with PHP.
Let me get right to porting my database to some dead CA pile ol' junk. Sounds like a great way to blow some corporate cash.
christopher baus (www.baus.net)
Bah. Everybody knows that IMS is coming back and will whip *everybody*, once IBM open sources it. ;)
Is MySQL profitably yet or are they still burning VC cash?
From what I know, they never were VC-funded.
Who cares? Those of us who wanted a full-featured open-source RDBMS are already using Postgres.
So CA open sources Ingres.
Postgres is the quiet achiever in open source. No marketing behind it, just a darn good RDBMS. Mysql is improving but it years of postgres.
PostGreSQL is great. What I don't like, though, is that I rarely have a choice of using it for web dev projects, given that 99% of linux-based webhosting runs MySQL and not Postgresql. Bummer.
I think many webhosters support PostgreSQL. They just don't advertise it.
Green PJ is correct.
The main thing holding PostgreSQL back has obviously been the lack of a native Windows version. I thought it was supposed to have been released by now, but apparently it's still in development:
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