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witness the destruction of mysql

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I’ve now got a tool (almost complete) that slurps in a MySQL DB definition and spits out one for Postgres. I will post a link to it when I get creation of the enum tables working. (Instead of enums, Postgres uses constraints and extra tables.)

I forgot to mention...

I had a few problems moving to FreeBSD 5 with MySQL, which ultimately caused by was shoddy code in InnoDB.


I just rewrote all our in-code SQL queries to be easily recognizable. They now all live in

FOO = <<-SQL
FROM there
WHERE x = 1

This will help us with moving away from MySQL.

Bob has also been exploring Postgres performance, but his results are preliminary

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