On 16/05/15 14:51, Karl DeSaulniers wrote: > Interesting. I program in MySQL on a hosting plan by a third party. > I have heard/read MySQL is not an enterprise solution, but > for the basic business with say less than 100,000 customers, > it does the job and well. Larger than that I had hear Postgres > and oracle were good to look at. Havent heard any good things about > SQL server (.NET), but did't have too much trouble working with one a few > years back. > I guess I don't know enough about what is available to do with a good > database and which > to pick to do what I want with. There are so many. Hence my question here.
That probably sums up 'hosted' plans. The number of available database engines has declined in recent years, and where a site 'outgrows' MySQL, there are a few custom developments, but bottom line ... there is not a single obvious answer ;) -- Lester Caine - G8HFL ----------------------------- Contact - http://lsces.co.uk/wiki/?page=contact L.S.Caine Electronic Services - http://lsces.co.uk EnquirySolve - http://enquirysolve.com/ Model Engineers Digital Workshop - http://medw.co.uk Rainbow Digital Media - http://rainbowdigitalmedia.co.uk -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php