big erlang web solution

Yariv Sadan yarivvv@REDACTED
Mon Jun 26 16:29:59 CEST 2006


> Any reasons why MySQL over PostgreSQL?  If its due to erlang access,
> I know that ejabberd accesses postgresql so there is a working native
> driver for it.

The main reason is that MySQL has clustering capabilities, so I won't
have to use a second DBMS if I ever need a high-speed distributed
multi-master database. Since version 5.1, MySQL lets you store cluster
data on disk while keeping index fields in RAM, which I find to be a
very appealing combination because it allows fast queries combined
with large storage capacity (I think it would be great if Mnesia had
such an option, btw).


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