Ben, > Subject: [PHP-DB] MySQL or Postgres > > > Could someone please point me in the correct direction for a decent > comparison of the two in respect of:- > > Reliability > Scalability > Speed > Functionality > > These are actually in order or importance to me (I know both > are fairly fast). > > I am also interested in how easy it would be to migrate from MySQL to > Postgress. > > Proples general experiences/comments also welcome.
There are other open-source databases besides MySQL and Postgres. My experience has pointed me towards firebird / interbase: http://firebird.sourceforge.net/ ~ Patrick