Foreign keys / Transactions in MySQL.. WTF?
nicg at noslogan.org
Tue Jul 31 14:20:30 BST 2007
On 31/07/07, Peter Corlett <abuse at cabal.org.uk> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 31, 2007 at 01:40:44PM +0200, Abigail wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 31, 2007 at 05:52:05PM +0930, Toby Corkindale wrote:
> >> How did MySQL get so popular when it still seems to be missing key
> >> features? Ah, I shouldn't ask that, it's just gonna be trolling :)
> > Because it was
> > 1) Cheap.
> > 2) Cheap.
> > 3) Cheap.
> > 4) Everyone said it was cheap.
> > 5) Fast.
> > 6) Cheap.
> > 7) Everyone said this was the cheap database.
> > 8) Everyone said it was fast.
> > 9) made popular by clueless people.
> 10) PostgreSQL sucked really hard at the time.
Of course, that's exactly why I first used MySQL. Well, specified its use.
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