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I Repeat... Do Not Use PostgreSQL!

Posted by Tue, 14 Mar 2006 14:16:00 GMT

3 comments Latest by Rick M. Wed, 15 Mar 2006 01:38:40 GMT

Why is everybody interested in using PostgreSQL? We all know that it’s a pain to install, a pain to maintain, and Rails only works with MySQL. So, why do we bother?

This article titled, Five reasons why you should never use PostgreSQL. Ever. clears up these questions.

My favorite is… “Reason #5: You (don’t) get what you (don’t) pay for”

Imagine if we said the same thing about Ruby on Rails?

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    Efrén Tue, 14 Mar 2006 14:45:00 GMT

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    Ryan Tue, 14 Mar 2006 23:23:19 GMT

    I like the sarcasm tag. I clicked through from the RSS link to try and figure out if you were joking or serious. That made it really easy. :)

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    Rick M. Wed, 15 Mar 2006 01:38:40 GMT

    Hah, I felt just the same as Ryan. I wondered what the hell you meant when you said that PostgreSQL didn’t work with Rails! Now reading the article you linked to, I feel a lot better. :)