[cvsnt] Re: cvsnt status

Mitch Davis Mitch.Davis at EXTEL.COM.AU
Tue Jul 15 08:40:47 BST 2003

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Hi Bo,

> I would have a hard time installing anything but the MS SQL-2000 on my
> servers for example. Using MySql is not viable due to their licensing
> requirements and all other alternatives are rather expensive too.

Without wanting to start a toolsize war, another alternative is
PostgresQL, which is free and is fast and very powerful.

Here's a real-world performance comparison done by Tim Perdue of


It's a bit old now - both MySQL and PostgresQL have
advanced since then, but I believe PostgresQL is still ahead.

One big issue is native Windows support.  That's starting to
come out now:



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