[Tutor] Postgresql+Python -tutorial?

Danny Yoo dyoo at hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu
Fri Jun 3 22:45:02 CEST 2005

On Fri, 3 Jun 2005, Alan G wrote:

> > I've been using MySQL up this day, but would like to convert my
> > program to use Postgresql.
> I'm curious. Why?
> Is there some advantage to Postgres over MySql?

Hi Alan,

Yes.  The 'MySQL Gotchas' page details specifically some of the tricky
areas that are MySQL-specific:


Postgres behaves a lot like Python in that it'll die early rather than try
to guess at what the user means.  Postgres handles bad data much more
responsibly, and usually doesn't quietly fail the way that MySQL does.

Best of wishes!

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