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Re: Re: MySQL -- was mysql backup quesiton

> From: "David Hummel" <[hidden email]> 
> Subject: Re: MySQL -- was mysql backup quesiton 
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> The tendency is to be a fanboy for the RDBMS you use the most.  No 
> there is nothing wrong with the design of MySQL.  It was designed for 
> performance and ease of use and it achieved and still achieves these 
> goals.  It's no secret that it wasn't designed for ACID, MVCC, etc. 
> like PostgreSQL was (which is why I mostly use PostgreSQL), but many 
> of these deficiencies have been addressed in newer MySQL versions. 
> The performance of MySQL over PostgreSQL is also no secret.  It all 
> depends on the requirements of your app and what you're trying to do 
> with your database ... 

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