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From:Paul DuBois Date:August 27 2001 8:18pm
Subject:Re: Choosing between Databases.
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At 11:10 AM -0700 8/27/01, Sheena Sidhu wrote:
>Hello,
>I am looking into choosing between Innodb and BDB. One thing about BDB which
>I am quoting from the official site :"
>Berkeley DB does not support SQL queries. All access to data is through the
>Berkeley DB API. Developers must learn a new set of interfaces in order to
>work with Berkeley DB. Although the interfaces are fairly simple, they are
>non-standard. "
>has me worried. When I looked into Innodb, I see not similar reference so
>can I assume that it supports SQL. Can someone please let me know if I am
>wrong here?
>Thanks in advance,
>Sheena.


The MySQL server maps SQL statements onto the internals of the BDB or
InnoDB table handlers.  The BDB statement is probably more with reference
to accessing it directly rather than through a SQL engine.

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Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
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