Re: mysql

  • From: Walt Weaver <weaver1308@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: oracle_l <ORACLE-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 4 Apr 2005 15:11:00 -0600

FWIW, I ported a 5GB MySQL database to Oracle this morning. I've also
ported many Oracle schemae to MySQL. Datatype conversion isn't that
big a deal once things are set up correctly. I have had some
nightmarish ports though.    :>)

--Walt Weaver
   Bozeman, Montana

On Apr 4, 2005 2:55 PM, stephen booth <> wrote:
> Nearly forgot another one.  MySQL doesn't even try to be ANSI
> compliant in data types.  Porting apps to or from it can be
> nightmarish, especially porting from where the original developer was
> kazy and just set all non-key text fields to MEMO (similar to a LONG
> in Oracle).
> Stephen
> --
> It's better to ask a silly question than to make a silly assumption.
> --

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