> Following Uber's case discussion, I found this talk by Alexey Kopytov to be > really interesting: > http://kaamos.me/talks/pgday16/strongmysql/strongmysql.html (online html, > in Russian) > > I translated it to English: > > https://www.dropbox.com/s/t6a15s66jxg50tg/mysqlstrong_pgday16russia.pdf?dl=0 > (pdf) > > The slides deck contains a lot of details. The author claims that during > recent years, MySQL made a lot of progress in defending and advancing its > position as a "most popular database for the web", he provides detailed > reasoning for that, and then concludes that PostgreSQL will need years and > maybe even decades to close gaps in the certain fields which are very > sensitive for large companies: > - replication > - storage engines / compression / direct IO / etc > - partitioning, > etc. > > Of course this information is biased (Alexey works at Percona) but IMO it's > much more detailed, qualitative and useful analysis compared to the Uber's > recent article.
Great translation. BTW, is there any opposite information, i.e. showing the limitation of MySQL comparing with PostgreSQL? I'm not familiar with MySQL, but occasionally hearing surprising (as a PostgreSQL user) limitation of MySQL and wondering if there's any summary of the info. Best regards, -- Tatsuo Ishii SRA OSS, Inc. Japan English: http://www.sraoss.co.jp/index_en.php Japanese:http://www.sraoss.co.jp -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers