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Re: Discuss Digest, Vol 15, Issue 24

 > Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2008 09:43:37 -0500 
> From: "Matt Shields" <[hidden email]> 
> Subject: Re: Why is Postgres so much better than MySQL? 
> To: "David Kramer" <[hidden email]> 
> Cc: [hidden email] 
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> On Jan 14, 2008 8:13 AM, David Kramer <[hidden email]> wrote: 
>> I like MySQL, but this is one of the reasons it gets such a bad rap, 
>> frankly.  When the MySQL-phile is confronted with a feature/problem 
>> comparison, it inevitably comes down to "Hey, we've had that feature for 
>> three whole months now!", or "that bug was just fixed" or "the beta 
>> release has that". 
>> It's kinda "new money" if you know what I mean.  MySQL got quite a few 
>> features pretty late in the game that some considered pretty mandatory 
>> (i.e. transactions, stored procedures). 
> MySQL has always gotten a bad rap in the past because DBA elitists 

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