RE: Off topic - Mysql

  • From: "Weaver, Walt" <wweaver@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <kduret@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Oracle L (E-mail)" <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2004 14:31:41 -0600

Au contraire, the MySQL list is as active as this one, with its own
group of "gurus" who do a good job of answering questions.=20

And, I've found MySQL to be at least as easy to install as Postgres.

As far as books are concerned there are more than just a few. Check out
the list at Bookpool. A good starter book is _MySQL_ by Paul Dubois.

--Walt (I'm not a database bigot) Weaver
  Bozeman, Montana

> -----Original Message-----
> From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx=20
> [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Goulet, Dick
> Sent: Friday, September 17, 2004 8:04 AM
> To: kduret@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; Oracle L (E-mail)
> Subject: RE: Off topic - Mysql
> There are a few books on MySql, God only knows why.  Their mailing =3D
> list(similar to this one) is quiter than a morgue.  Personal=20
> opinion: =3D
> Dump MySql in favor of PostGreSql.  Cheaper, easier to install (my =3D
> opinion) and much closer to Oracle.
> Dick Goulet
> Senior Oracle DBA
> Oracle Certified 8i DBA

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