MySQL's applicability (was: Java and Python)
amoustafa at pobox.com
Thu Mar 21 09:40:49 CET 2002
Cameron Laird wrote:
> Undeniably. That's certainly the conclusion of "the first time
> a computer publication has published database benchmark results
> ...", as *eWeek* did in its 25 February 2002 issue. The subtitle
> of the article was "Oracle9i and MySQL top the field ..."
> So, no, MySQL is NOT "related to small to mid-size web applica-
They were measuring the response times. A file-based application may do
the function with a response time in the same order which doesn't imply
that a file-based app is comparable to Oracle 9i. Their test generated
200,000 orders, that is a small-size web application, right? Also, parts
of the test used the nontransactional engine of MySQL!
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