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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 12-31-2007, 02:11 PM   #1
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Database of the Year

Always a hotly debated topic.

Old 12-31-2007, 11:55 PM   #2
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What about Most famous embedded database like Apache Derby, DB4O and ...
Old 01-02-2008, 12:07 PM   #3
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I think you should include Kexi.
Old 01-03-2008, 12:25 PM   #4
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Every single time I've had the need for a database, sqlite has been perfect for it. What it does it does well.
Old 01-04-2008, 12:42 AM   #5
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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.
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I think Kexi is just a graphical interface to the actual databases.

Well my vote here goes to sqlite. A small hidden database that many applications use.
Old 01-04-2008, 10:29 AM   #7
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i vote for mysql
Old 01-04-2008, 10:58 AM   #8
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I also vote for mysql. Iuse combined with R for analysing huge datasets.
Old 01-04-2008, 12:50 PM   #9
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I have used mysql and postgresql .... Mysql gets my vote. I just like it. 8-)

Old 01-05-2008, 02:23 PM   #10
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Postgres, of course. How could I take a DBMS whose defaults
are to allow a date of 30 February or to truncate too long
fields and just write a notification to the log seriously
for any real-life application?

Not to speak of issues we ran into with MySQL in the past...

Old 01-07-2008, 11:09 AM   #11
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Go Firebird!
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Firebird, of course!
Old 01-07-2008, 04:59 PM   #13
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MySQL has always been my database for big apps.
Old 01-07-2008, 07:43 PM   #14
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Tricky, As I like MySQL using InnoDB
Old 01-07-2008, 09:43 PM   #15
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Larga vida a Firebird!


postgres, postgresql

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