[Techtalk] Drop in replacement for Ingres Database?
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at zytor.com
Wed Sep 18 10:34:29 EST 2002
Michelle Murrain wrote:
> Postgres is supposed to be scalable, although I can't say that for sure,
> since I've not implemented a database of nearly that size. I think it is
> a fairly kick-ass dbms, and from what I've read on the postgres lists,
> there are many folks using it for enterprise-sized databases. (I still
> have yet to figure out why MySQL is more popular...)
Probably because back in the 1996 timeframe Postgres was really, really
slow, and rather painful to set up.
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