On Apr 4, 2005 12:54 PM, stephen booth <stephenbooth.uk@(protected):
> On Apr 4, 2005 7:11 PM, David <thump@(protected):
> > What are the largest pros and cons involved in discussing mysql versus
> > Oracle?
> MySQL doesn't have the recoverability features of Oracle, you lose a
> disk and you've lost everything since the last backup.
Not true. MySQL binlogs are similar to Oracle redo logs and can be
used for point-in-time recovery. We have over 200 MySQL databases
running 4.x with binlogs and replication and have experienced no data
loss from server crashes.
> MySQL scaling is a joke.
It certainly isn't in Oracle's league as far as scalaility is concerned.