[CentOS] Spacewalk from Redhat

Erik Bussink mailinglist at bussink.ch
Tue Jul 1 13:11:48 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-07-01 at 10:10 +0200, Geoff Galitz wrote:
> Maybe this will answer your question in regards to database choice (directly
> from the wiki FAQ):
> -------------------------------------------------------------
> Spacewalk Architecture
> Why do you use Oracle? Any plans for supporting other databases? 
> Originally the Spacewalk code base was used as a hosted application and
> Oracle was a good choice for a hosted application in 2001. Over the years
> open source databases such as PostgreSQL and MySQL have improved
> tremendously in terms of stability, speed, and scalability. We have not had
> the resources allocated in the past to add support for an open source
> database but want to do so soon. 

And I expect PostgreSQL and MySQL will be options very very soon... :-)


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