drathbun wrote:I think you would find the overwhelming majority of boards owners are using MySQL
I am guessing that 99.11% could be considered an overwhelming majority...naderman wrote:99.11% MySQL
IIRC, the admin stat collection feature was added in 3.0.6, so Fall 2009.AmigoJack wrote:(When was it?)
Which, in my opinion, will not change anything, nor should it. Oracle remains committed to open source, and MySQL has for many years (long before being acquired by SUN, followed by the Oracle acquisition) offered a free and a paid "enterprise" version of their database.AmigoJack wrote:[don't forget that MySQL is owned by ORACLE - a profit oriented company])
Thanks for the info!naderman wrote:The people submitting information through the ACP send stats feature use:
0.36% Microsoft SQL Server
It's true that many hosts only offer MySQL and not PostgreSQL. But even when the choice is offered I still choose MySQL(i). Simply because I'm familiair with it.AmigoJack wrote:I can speculate on my own - the more I read about PosgreSQL the more I think MySQL is like Windows: it's just too widespread so people hardly expect anything else (whereas PostgreSQL nowadays almost differs in nothing compared to MySQL while still being more robust -
This article sums it up nicely.Ger wrote:You say PostgreSQL is more robust: why is that?
Did you see the date on that article? It's from 2002. A lot has changed since then; as a result, their feature comparison chart is not accurate anymore.Sajaki wrote:This article sums it up nicely.
http://www.techrepublic.com/article/mys ... ql/1050671
Note that MySQLi is a PHP interface to MySQL. MySQL is still MySQL.Ger wrote: But even when the choice is offered I still choose MySQL(i). Simply because I'm familiair with it.