Database options was (Re: My first Magma experience ...)
tblanchard at mac.com
Sun Apr 3 06:21:22 UTC 2005
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I'm using postgres 8 - it works fine. I don't think the client
interface has changed at all.
On Apr 2, 2005, at 9:41 PM, Jimmie Houchin wrote:
> It seems that for productions sites with larger database needs that
> Relational databases are currently preferred. At least this is how I
> interpret what I've read. Please feel free to correct.
> The primary options of those it seems are PostgreSQL 7 and MySQL 4.
> I have considered learning PostgreSQL but 8 is the current version and
> from my understanding is not currently supported.
> I also think that SQLite 3 looks interesting and much more along the
> lines for comparison with Magma and GOODS. It is small, embeddable,
> and to my understanding performs very well.
> I would think that with a quality driver for SQLite3 that we could
> write a good OO frontend to storing objects in SQLite3. And/or provide
> people with the option to access SQLite3 at its normal relational
> level or via OO.
> Am I off base or mistaken? Am I alone? Anybody else interested in
> What kind of effort would a driver/plugin for SQLite3 take?
> But what kind of bounty would someone take to be motivated to write
> Ideas, opinions?
> Just exploring my options.
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