[BangPypers] Terrible choices: MySQL. What is the way ahead?

Noufal Ibrahim KV noufal at nibrahim.net.in
Tue Dec 30 21:07:32 CET 2014

On Tue, Dec 30 2014, Gora Mohanty wrote:

> On 30 December 2014 at 19:32, Noufal Ibrahim KV <noufal at nibrahim.net.in> wrote:
> [...]
>> I can't offer anything normative but in my experience (and it's a little
>> dated since I don't use mySQL for anything these days), mySQL is a
>> disaster waiting to hit you.
> [...]
> Personally, I agree with this, but such arguments often degenerate
> into flamewars. IMHO, it comes down to a matter of knowing your tools,
> and what use-cases they can meet. Sometimes, mysql can be what one
> needs.


They're both RDBMs. Unless you have legacy stuff to support or are tied
down to mySQL for any non tech. reason, I can't really think of how it
would be what one needs. 


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