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On Friday 17 June 2005 9:37 am, Brendan wrote:
> It's here to stay and I doubt it's truly a laughing stock. You may not
> like it, but let's not overstate the case...As it stands now, Postgres
> has less support, but is more "correct" with regard to features. The
> speed claims by MySQL have "buts", but either MySQL or Postgres are fine
> choices for "enterprises" who can't afford to hire teams of specialists.
> If they could, they'd be on Oracle or DB2.
I would tend to agree here. 
MySQL also has a set of commercial products that surround the open source 

But, also you need to decide what features you need. For instance, Postgress 
includes transactions where MySQL does not. 
Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
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