NewsForge: Bringing MySQL Compatibility to PostgreSQL
Dec 18, 2005, 13:00 (3 Talkback[s])
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"Despite having a strong feature set and excellent performance
and stability, PostgreSQL lags significantly behind MySQL in one
key area: Many more open source projects support MySQL than
PostgreSQL. That limits PostgreSQL adoption to some extent because
many users choose MySQL not because it's superior to PostgreSQL,
but because their favorite open source project supports only MySQL.
Christopher Kings-Lynne wants to change that.
"Kings-Lynne, a PostgreSQL developer who also works on the
phpPgAdmin project, is working on a MySQL compatibility project for
PostgreSQL that may allow people to utilize PostgreSQL with
software that normally requires a MySQL database..."