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RE: Re: PostgreSQL Use ?

From: Merlin Moncure <merlin.moncure_at_rcsonline.com>
Date: 2005-01-17 15:37:59 CET

Joe wrote:
> Alex R. Mosteo wrote:
> > stevec@atomic9.net wrote:
> >
> >> Would it be worth it for Subversion to use PostgreSQL instead of
the
> >> Berkely
> >> DB (where/when it is used) since PostgreSQL is now at v8.0?
> >
> >
> > As already gone out of beta? For windows too?
>
> It is my understanding that PostgreSQL has only recently (past
> year?) come out with a native Windows port, using MinGW, i.e.,
> not Microsoft Visual C/C++. In the past, they only supported
> Windows via Cygwin, i.e., not for the "masses", and not just for
> building it but for running it. So on native Windows, PostgreSQL
> is much less proven.

I've been using the win32 port of PostgreSQL in production environments
(yes, the beta version) for over 6 months now. It is very stable and
quick, although it does not scale as well as the linux version.

Please, please, please give strong consideration to subversion over
postgresql :).

Merlin

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