[tpm] Postgres and Perl

Fulko Hew fulko.hew at gmail.com
Wed Jul 11 06:47:22 PDT 2012

On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 9:31 AM, Olaf Alders <olaf.alders at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 2012-07-11, at 9:25 AM, arocker at Vex.Net wrote:
> >
> > Last night I spoke to Chris Browne, the prospective speaker on Postgres.
> >
> > He will be happy to come, but would like us to assemble our "Top 10
> > Questions" on the topic in advance, so he can tailor the talk. What do
> > people want to know?
> >
> > I'll toss in two, to get the discussion going;
> >
> > 1. Where does Postgres fit in the current computing ecosystem?
> > 2. Which are the best books on it for a beginner?
> I'd personally be interested in what I need to know when switching from
> MySQL to Postgres.  What are the main differences?  What are the pitfalls?

I second that question!

That's one of my two major issues... that, and time.

b) what about portability/availability/installation on other platforms/OSs?

c) on MySql a login is a login and a database is a database...
   on Oracle, a login _is_ a database...
   how does Postgres associate things?
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