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Re: Database of choice

by cadfael (Friar)
on Aug 10, 2001 at 01:39 UTC ( #103655=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Database of choice

Well, since I choose to work in a real job, I guess Sybase is my database of choice.

With 10 years DBA experience, I guess I am somewhat prejudiced, but I HAVE done two Oracle installations, and dabbled a bit with MySQL.

Oracle was a bit of a pain, but MySQL was pretty nice. Now if it would only learn how to do transaction processing....

"Computeri non cogitant, ergo non sunt"

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Re: Re: Database of choice
by pileswasp (Monk) on Aug 10, 2001 at 13:14 UTC
    Technically (in some cases) it does now support transactions...(update: after a fashion):
    See the first line of this page and follow the links

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