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

by tantarbobus (Hermit)
on Jul 10, 2008 at 12:19 UTC ( #696681=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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

MySQL sucks! But then so does PostgreSQL and Oracle and Access. I have not played much with Firebird, SQLServer, Sybase, Impress, or DB2, but I am pretty sure that each of them suck too -- along with every other database in the world.

Every database sucks in its own way. A large part of working with databases is dealing with the parts that do not work the way you want them to :)

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Re^2: [OT] Why I don't use Mysql for new projects
by kingkongrevenge (Scribe) on Jul 10, 2008 at 20:30 UTC

    If relational integrity is by far and away the #1 concern, which open source DB should one choose? Firebird or PG?

    I get the impression that MySQL is designed and used more as a data storage system than as relational model system. Correct?

      No, not correct. MySQL supports the same data integrity features as other databases.

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