03 January 2006In the January 2, 2006 edition of InfoWorld there’s a short article about the recent release of MySQL 5.0. I’ve used MySQL, and there are even people building CSLA .NET based applications with MySQL backend databases. Kudos!
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“The stored procedures were generally stable in my tests, but this being MySQL’s first implementation, there were a few bugs. For example, I had some trouble with the server freezing up when I tried to open some of my larger procedures. Although not a show-stopper, this behavior could be a problem if you have a busy database.”
I had to read this several times to be sure I had it right. The “server freezing up” is “not a show-stopper”?!?
Suppose Oracle or SQL Server would “freeze up” when you opened a large stored procedure? On a busy database or not I’m guessing no sane person would say that this was “not a show-stopper”.
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Or is it not a show-stopper because of media bias? Because the media tends to cut
I think this latter argument holds a lot more water. Americans like the underdog, and
What a shame, since this sort of reporting will ultimately be a lead weight around the ankles of