Josh Berkus: Two great open source databases: a comparison (2008-06-26)

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About this Tux Talk

PostgreSQL and MySQL are both great open source databases. What are the differences between them? When should you use one, and when another? How does Sun's purchase of MySQL change the open source database world? How is Sun/MySQL the company different from PostgreSQL the community? Josh Berkus discusses these questions and more.

About Josh Berkus

Josh Berkus is on the PostgreSQL Core Team and has been contributing to PostgreSQL for ten years. He is a database performance expert, and prior to PostgreSQL worked with many other databases, including MySQL, MS SQL Server, and Oracle.

Event Schedule

This session was originally presented on June 26, 2008.