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More fuel for the DBMS fire...

Niall Kavanagh wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Aug 2000, Derek Martin wrote:
> >
> > PosgreSQL apparently outperformed MySQL, Interbase, and two "leading
> > proprietary DBMS" solutions in benchmark tests.  See:
> >
> >
> >
> <sigh> I wondered how long it would be before this popped up on the list.
> ODBC. They used ODBC drivers for everything. PostgreSQL has better ODBC
> drivers.

Much as I like PostgreSQL, I agree with Niall that this information is
pretty useless.

If you are concerned about db performance via odbc, ok.  But when
performance is truly critical, you don't use odbc.  "Performance
comparison" seems like a misnomer to me...


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