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View Poll Results: Database of the Year
MySQL 436 54.36%
PostgreSQL 174 21.70%
Firebird 77 9.60%
sqlite 53 6.61%
Oracle 28 3.49%
Sybase 4 0.50%
DB2 5 0.62%
Berkley DB 4 0.50%
InnoDB 1 0.12%
EnterpriseDB 20 2.49%
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Old 02-21-2008, 11:07 AM   #76
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I only recently started using PostgreSQL, and this is my first time working with databases. I already have working triggers and functions in my schema. The documentation may need some improvement, but it was good enough for me to figure some things out on my own.
Old 03-04-2008, 11:30 AM   #77
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just being nitpicky but on the unix side doesnt ibm brand db2 as udb.
Old 04-27-2008, 11:41 PM   #78
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ya mysql is gr8
Old 05-04-2009, 04:36 AM   #79
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Originally Posted by RobertP View Post
Easy to install on Debian and smoothly integrated into powerful web apps like phpMyAdmin, Gallery2, wikimedia, phpBB, and so on. I have been using MySQL for years and never had a problem with. It just works.
mysql is becoming a standard worldwide
probably because java has caused more problems to oracle than benefits
and php is definitivelly helping mysql and postgres market share


postgres, postgresql

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