http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,3959,293,00.asp This URL has an interesting review of databases, which has MySQL winning. >From the review it sounds that MySQL has solved the problems previously discussed here. Does anyone know of a similar benchmark test on Linux? -- I do not get viruses because I do not use MS software. If you use Outlook then please do not put my email address in your address-book so that WHEN you get a virus it won't use my address in the >From field.