Postgres in Utah

Stuart Jansen sjansen at buscaluz.org
Wed Nov 18 22:27:49 MST 2009


On Wed, 2009-11-18 at 18:35 -0700, Sasha Pachev wrote:
> I'd say hire a sharp guy that knows how databases work regardless of
> his specific experience and do not worry if that knowledge came from
> Oracle, MySQL,  Postgres, or any other product.

*snip*

> I believe in the long run the performance of a programmer/DBA is a
> function of his general aptitude in the area of computing rather than
> initial familiarity with a specific product.

Well, maybe worry about Oracle experience. The person has to be willing
to learn something new, and Oracle is a safe choice, not a passionate
choice.

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