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Re: Debian for business?

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Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 11, 2006 at 04:24:54PM -0500, Ryan Nowakowski wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 11, 2006 at 04:05:43PM -0500, Ron Johnson wrote:
>>> Ryan Nowakowski wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Aug 08, 2006 at 08:09:23PM +0200, Mirko Scurk wrote:
>>> [snip]
>>>>> 8. Is Ruby On Rails capable and mature enough for building simple ERP with
>>>>> interaction with MDB? If not, maybe some other (not neccessary) web dev
>>>>> tool?
>>>> Move data from MDB to mysql.  Then write an ERP using method you choose.
>>> Oh, puh-leeze.  MySQL makes the application do all data validation.
>>>  (For example, inserting an out-of-bounds number into an integer
>>> will be silently accepted.)
>>> PostgreSQL is more feature-rich (read Oracle-like) and suitable to
>>> an ERP database.
>> MySQL does data validation:
>> http://dev.mysql.com/tech-resources/articles/mysql-data-integrity.html
> "Making the change from no integrity enforcement to global integrity
> enforcement is easy to do, so MySQL DBAs upgrading from previous MySQL
> versions should seriously consider its use. And anyone new to MySQL who
> is deploying version 5.0 should definitely make the new server-enforced
> data integrity the default."

Since integrity enforcement is dynamically changeable, could the
developer un-set integrity enforcement for his app's session?

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For example, it is "common sense" to white-power racists that
whites are superior to blacks, and that those with brown skins
are mud people.
However, that "common sense" is obviously wrong.
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