Re: choosing database server for websites
"Ken" == Ken <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Ken> Never used Postgresql, so cannot comment about it. I like MySQL
We use it here, and its nice and reliable. Maybe not as fast as
MySQL, but server-side Java is involved anyway so it doesn't have to
Basically mysql is great for raw speed, postgresql when you need
complicated sites with transactions or PL/SQL like scripting. Both
are free -- Debian got them to cough up a GPL mysql-server, but
hasn't packaged it yet. :-)
Ken> list is friendly and helpful. And of course MySQL integrates
Ken> nicely w/ Apache and PHP3. Also, Postfix supports MySQL based
Ken> ironed out...) I don't know if the same can be said for postgresql.
I'll have postgresql support added to ProFTPD soon (I wrote the MySQL
support). And probably write something for postfix next.
I added a postgresql auth module to Apache itself this July, but it
probably isn't well documented. Yet another thing to do before
freeze. Not sure how PHP3 is doing.
<BenC> it must be getting close to release...Guy has been revived...we
have all of the "debian sucks, here's how to make it better"
threads, and now the "internal disputes" scenarios....when a
main system crashes, we will be ready to send potato to the masses