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View Poll Results: Database of the Year
MySQL 206 51.76%
PostgreSQL 96 24.12%
Drizzle 1 0.25%
MariaDB 12 3.02%
Firebird 45 11.31%
sqlite 27 6.78%
Berkley DB 1 0.25%
InnoDB Plugin 0 0%
Oracle 8 2.01%
DB2 2 0.50%
EnterpriseDB 0 0%
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Old 01-12-2011, 03:45 PM   #1
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Always a hotly debated topic.

--jeremy
 
Old 01-14-2011, 12:18 AM   #2
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I use MySQL but vote PostgreSQL.
 
Old 01-14-2011, 02:23 PM   #3
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MySQL for me, tried and tested
 
Old 01-15-2011, 10:39 PM   #4
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Doesnt mean anything if you haven't tried the others. DB was too complicated MySQL was too goofy Postgres ends up being winner.
 
Old 01-16-2011, 11:17 PM   #5
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I think MariaDB should be it, but did not test yet to be sure.
 
Old 01-17-2011, 03:38 AM   #6
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Old 01-17-2011, 04:16 AM   #7
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Old 01-17-2011, 05:48 AM   #8
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MySQL is all I know - and not even that very well.
 
Old 01-17-2011, 10:00 AM   #9
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Would have liked to see Virtuoso here.
 
Old 01-17-2011, 11:19 AM   #10
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InnoDB?

Why is InnoDB listed. Its a pluggable storage engine for MySQL not a stand alone DBMS.
As of MySQL 5.5, its the default storage engine.
 
Old 01-17-2011, 11:24 AM   #11
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Why is InnoDB listed. Its a pluggable storage engine for MySQL not a stand alone DBMS.
I've updated the wording to "InnoDB Plugin", to reflect the fact that it isn't the built-in InnoDB.

--jeremy
 
Old 01-17-2011, 02:30 PM   #12
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Running MariaDB now with no problems. Compiled sources for X86-64 under slackware-64 13.1 current.
 
Old 01-21-2011, 04:28 AM   #13
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Old 01-21-2011, 04:53 AM   #14
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Old 01-21-2011, 08:12 PM   #15
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