[rescue] Re: Being jobless

vance at neurotica.com vance at neurotica.com
Mon Jul 28 12:11:04 CDT 2003

On Mon, 28 Jul 2003, Joshua D. Boyd 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)?

DB2 runs really nice on big IBM mainframes.

Peace...  Sridhar

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