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Storage Linux News for Nov 29, 1999

  • research.philips.com: STORit box (multimedia services to end-users) runs on Linux (1999-11-29 16:51:09)
    "The STORit box was implemented under the Linux operating system because of its superior multi-tasking capabilities, relatively easy device driver development for our custom-made hardware, and easy access to low-level PC internals. These are exactly the features that have enabled us to build a TV Anytime prototype in a relatively short time."

  • LinuxPlanet: Apples and Oranges: A Linux DBMS Comparison, Part III (1999-11-29 15:23:27)
    "Unlike PostgreSQL, MySQL and mSQL are not really relational database management systems. I've seen people on newsgroups call MySQL "just a fast storage tool," and mSQL has even been called a toy -- not very flattering. At least mSQL implements past of what a full SQL DBMS should provide."