Re: Big disappointment with Postgres

From: gazzag <>
Date: Fri, 4 Feb 2011 06:43:03 -0800 (PST)
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On Feb 4, 1:40 pm, Mladen Gogala <> wrote:
> I invested quite some time in learning the thing, as it seemed very
> similar to Oracle. Unfortunately, when it came down to the pilot project,
> the mass of the SQL to be ported ultimately required optimizer hints.
> There was simply a mass of SQL, ported to different architecture which
> needed quick & dirty fix, because of the sheer volume and the deadline.
> Unfortunately, Postgres community is run by programming wiz kids who have
> never managed a large database and they sanctimoniously refuse to even
> consider hints.
> Consequently, I have to kill the pilot project. Postgres is, simply, not
> a viable alternative. Not with that attitude, anyway.
> --

Good plug for Oracle support :D

Seriously though, is this a fair comparison?

-g Received on Fri Feb 04 2011 - 08:43:03 CST

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