PosgreSQL vs. MySQL for OLAP

Barry Roberts blr at robertsr.us
Wed Jan 18 13:42:01 MST 2006

On Wed, Jan 18, 2006 at 12:51:44PM -0700, Jason Hall wrote:
> Based off that information, either should work totally fine. I'd just go 
> with whichever one you, or the other people working on it, know best, 
> especially in terms of server tuning.

Unfortuntately, right now, that would be Oracle.  Several of us have
written php to use MySQL, but that doesn't translate very well to
being a DBA.

>  Both will want some extra care to 
> be ready to handle that large of data optimally.

I wonder if any of our Oracle DBA's want to learn PostgreSQL ;-)


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