[aklug] Re: Open-source SQL Backends

From: Tim Johnson <tim@akwebsoft.com>
Date: Sun May 08 2011 - 09:16:49 AKDT

* Christopher Howard <christopher.howard@frigidcode.com> [110507 18:40]:
> I've always used MySQL just because it was what I learned first. I am
> wondering if there were are any good arguments for using something
> different. For example, PostgreSQL. Or maybe some other nifty one I
> haven't heard of.
> I looked to see if there was an SQL backend written in Haskell, but
> couldn't find anything production ready. Though, there is a connectivity
> layer called HDBC that looks helpful.
 It appears that the MySQL connection is exploiting HDBC.ODBC. Hmm!
 I wonder if that is a socket (as opposed to shared object)
 connection under the hood.

tim at johnsons-web dot com or akwebsoft dot com
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