[CentOS] Future of MySQL

Mon Dec 14 13:51:43 UTC 2009
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

Neil Aggarwal wrote:
>> Personally I'd like to see it go down so more people will start
>> supporting PostgreSQL - which is a far better database anyway
> Does PostgreSQL have non-transactional tables like MySQL?
> I am not trying to start a holy war, just asking since I
> do not know.

Postgresql uses MVCC (multi-verson concurrency control) so tables aren't locked 
for transactions but each operation only sees previously committed updates.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com