Antony T Curtis wrote:
> On Fri, 16 Jul 1999 22:25:40 -0700, James Rogers wrote:
> >Just to throw my two cents in, I have been hacking MySQL. I am working on
> >porting MySQL to a new database kernel (actually, an existing one that I
> >currently develop on) that will add a lot of scalability features that I
> >could personally use. Among the ways I make money, I write custom database
> >engines so this isn't exactly new territory for me. I really like the
> >top-end to MySQL; it rocks and sports a lot of interesting and useful
> >features. Given a more scalable back-end I would use MySQL for more than I
> >currently do, a situation I am working on. I know a lot of other people
> >who like MySQL, but who have run into similar scalability issues that are
> >forcing them to use other databases. If these get fixed, I believe the
> >user base will expand rapidly.
> It would appear that my job will require me to hack an SQL server to be
> able to access their legacy database system... Out of personal
> preference, I've chosen MySQL... Are there any caveats I should be
> aware of? The OS is AIX 4.3.2
> BTW, I am still planning on releasing updated OS/2 binaries soon...
Not exactly sure about all the details of your project, but if it is
what I think it is, importing the data from a legacy database - there is
a simpler solution than hacking an SQL server. Just write a program to
read the data in the tables and export it to a comma-delimited file.