Andrew White on Wed, 31 Jan 2001 10:17:02 -0500

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Re: [PLUG] ISP's and db's

Hi Jeff,

What gives you the impression that ISPs prefer MySQL?

We use PostgreSQL here at DCANet.


On Tue, 30 Jan 2001, Jeff Abrahamson wrote:

> Can any of our ISP folks shed some light on why ISP's generally prefer
> to run MySQL instead of PostgreSQL?
> (The former is essentially a SQL interface to your file system with a
> few frills. The second is pretty much a real database. There are
> important data integrity things I just don't think you can do in
> MySQL.)
> Tia for any light shed.

perl -e '$_="0n3r4w w78t4";y/0-9/a-j/;/(\w+)\s(\w+)/;print"--\n$1 ".

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