"John P. Looney" wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 17, 2000 at 11:50:24AM +0000, Kathryn Cassidy mentioned:
> > Surely if you need that sort of power/reliability in a
> > database you'd go for a fully featured rdbms like
> > oracle. MySQL's lovely for small scale, read only web
> > databases, but I wouldn't use it for anything big
> > enough to require clustering...
sorry, can't agree here. mysql doesn't have all the power of oracle,
but if you stay in its limitations you get a high speed database. it
easily outperforms oracle, but then it does so by not having all of
> I've used a lot of software, and Oracle Linux is down there with Outlook
> 98 and VGA planets version 3.0 for portability, installability and general
> all around turdiness.
oracle seems to be running fine under linux for us. we use it in one
case where we need row locking.
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