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Poll: Database of the Year
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Database of the Year

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The nominees are:

MySQL
PostgreSQL
Firebird
Oracle
Sybase
DB2
Berkley DB
Informix
MaxDB
sqlite

 
 
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Old 12-30-2004, 08:00 PM   #1
jeremy
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Database of the Year


An extremely close race two years running!
 
Old 12-30-2004, 11:51 PM   #2
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I have started to do database programming with python+mod_python and found sqlite really comfortable. It is not a network database. However, it's good enough for one-server web applications. The best point of sqlite is the license, it's really free for everything.

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Old 12-31-2004, 02:55 AM   #3
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In my spare time I've been fooling around with doing some LAMP work and while MySQL may not have quite the power of Oracle, it gets my vote -- J.W.
 
Old 12-31-2004, 05:48 AM   #4
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MySQL is good enough for me. Easy to configure, easy to administer and quite fast and responsive.
 
Old 12-31-2004, 08:57 AM   #5
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MySQL is good enough for me. Easy to configure, easy to administer and quite fast and responsive.
ditto.
 
Old 12-31-2004, 09:57 AM   #6
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Originally posted by Junior41180
ditto.
 
Old 12-31-2004, 11:07 AM   #7
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MYSQL will win this one, anyone wanna bet against me?
 
Old 12-31-2004, 11:57 AM   #8
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MYSQL will win this one, anyone wanna bet against me?
Errm.. unless all the firebird developers come along, I think MySQL won by one vote last year..
 
Old 12-31-2004, 12:25 PM   #9
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I think I'll eat my words, I didn't realise it was so close last year.
 
Old 12-31-2004, 02:31 PM   #10
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Muh Es Quell \o/
 
Old 01-01-2005, 06:04 AM   #11
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MySQL will have to work for it

MySQL is currently third in the newsforge poll
Hopefully results this year will be based on a comparison between databases rather than just "It's good enough for me"
 
Old 01-01-2005, 06:21 AM   #12
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No need for a poll, MySQL will get the award;-)
 
Old 01-01-2005, 08:53 AM   #13
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MySQL users don't know the benefits of Firebird

... and I'm no Firebird developer, just a database user
 
Old 01-01-2005, 11:48 AM   #14
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MySQL.
Often Forum & CVS do not support other databases.
 
Old 01-01-2005, 07:44 PM   #15
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missing contenders

There are missing choices..

HSQLDB
Daffodil 1$DB
Derby
 
  


 


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