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From:Sasha Pachev Date:June 16 1999 11:03am
Subject:Re: Comment on "MySQL == not transaction-based" (was: Re: MySQL vs
DB2)
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Jason Haar wrote:
> 
> I'd just like to  remind everyone that MySQL can do some of the
> transaction-based things "bigger" SQL engines can:  Last month I lost  a
> MYSQL database due to rampant mis-use  of  "mke2fs". Luckily I had turned
> on transaction-logging (the  "mysqld -l" option) and  still had that
> directory. 10 minutes  later via  an awk script I had regenerated the MySQL
> database  :-)
> 
> I'm primarily  using MySQL  via Apache-PHP - I'm _glad_ MySQL doesn't
> support  the slow-bits of other solutions...  Guess (as always) it  comes
> down  to using the best tool for the job.
> 
> --
> Cheers
> 
> Jason Haar
> 
> Unix/Network Specialist, Trimble NZ
> Phone: +64 3 3391 377 Fax: +64 3 3391 417

Cool!


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