[rescue] Re: Being jobless

Joshua D. Boyd jdboyd at celestrion.celestrion.net
Mon Jul 28 12:10:07 CDT 2003

On Mon, Jul 28, 2003 at 11:47:44AM -0500, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Jul 2003 vance at neurotica.com wrote:
> > I don't know if MySQL is classified as "enterprise grade", but PostgreSQL
> > is.
> I agree whole-heartedly, but I'm really starting to take offense at the
> recent "the world is an x86 running Linux" point of view.  If you submit
> a bug report about compiling it with a vendor's compiler, the first
> response is "Why don't you use GCC, instead?".  Well, gee, if I wanted a
> database that ran like ass, I'd use MySQL, thanks.

On a related note, what about other "enterprise grade" databases like
SAP DB, or Firebird.  Both appear to have much enterprise usage...

Anyone tried any of them on nice beefy SMP machines (particularly, Irix,
Solaris, or HP-UX)?

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