Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
No such thing as a small change
 
PerlMonks  

Re: [OT] Why I don't use Mysql for new projects

by Your Mother (Canon)
on Jul 11, 2008 at 03:52 UTC ( #696886=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to [OT] Why I don't use Mysql for new projects

Last I looked, foreign key constraints didn't work. This seems to be fixed now innodb, but requires migration to innodb.

Last I used Postgres it had a nasty memory leak that crashed the production DB at work at least once a day. I believe it was fixed several years ago though, which I also believe was a couple of years after InnoDB and foreign keys made it into MySQL, so I don't go around telling people that Postgres leaks. :)

I agree that many of the MySQL defaults are annoying and end up as hard lessons sometimes, but I also agree with dragonchild that DB administration is not easy and without reading the documents thoroughly bad things are likely to happen with just about any software.


Comment on Re: [OT] Why I don't use Mysql for new projects

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://696886]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others meditating upon the Monastery: (14)
As of 2014-08-22 13:30 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    The best computer themed movie is:











    Results (158 votes), past polls