Tag Archives: comparison


A Bug Fix Race: MySQL vs MariaDB

A poster on Slashdot.org wrote about a bug that was found in both MySQL and MariaDB 5.5.  He took the opportunity to post the bugs to both MySQL and MariaDB development communities, just to see who would respond the best. Brilliant idea! http://developers.slashdot.org/story/13/09/09/2259206/a-tale-of-two-mysql-bugs For some, the outcome is predictable, and not surprising. The MySQL bug has [...]


Is Postgres On Par With Oracle?

Somebody posted this question on Slashdot recently: http://developers.slashdot.org/story/13/07/13/0018224/ask-slashdot-is-postgres-on-par-with-oracle Now, while I personally tend to believe that there is merit to questions like this, its unfortunate that the inevitable flame war that begins in the comments has simply become…well…. tiresome. I think the original poster of the question legitimately wanted to know what is the feature [...]