Postgres vs. MSSQL
jonathan at carnageblender.com
Wed Nov 8 12:02:25 MST 2006
On Wed, 8 Nov 2006 10:36:22 -0700, "Daniel C." <dcrookston at gmail.com>
> On 11/8/06, Jonathan Ellis <jonathan at carnageblender.com> wrote:
> > That could mean anything from "Our DBA has looked into things and knows
> > X and Y would be hellish to port" to "he's just scared of something
> > new."
> He's been trained extensively and formally on MS SQL, and informally
> on Oracle. Scared of new stuff does not describe him.
So what are his objections? That's sort of material here. :)
> As for the cost of switching languages - I learned PHP in about a
> week. I can't imagine it would take significantly longer to learn
> Python, and the productivity gains from Django would be pretty
> significant. Are there good PHP frameworks that we could use instead?
I was by no means suggesting sticking with PHP, just that giving in to
the urge to rewrite with the latest and greatest isn't always the best
use of development time. :)
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