Database Dilemma... Please help.
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Fri Apr 7 21:07:05 MDT 2006
On Fri, Apr 07, 2006 at 05:33:14PM -0600, Sasha Pachev wrote:
> MySQL can cluster with regular tables, although not automagically. You need
> to write your application code with multiple servers in mind, which is not
> that hard to do from the start, but near impossible if you already have an
> application not built for it. However, if you do not have an application
> yet, this should not be a problem.
But isn't that still just replication? If it is, it's still a LONG
way from Oracle RAC. Which with 10.2 might finally be reliable. I've
used Oracle for too long to be a big fan, but I've never seen anything
for MySQL or PostgreSQL that comes close, even if RAC does have its
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