[Cialug] mysql database design
newz at bearfruit.org
Thu Aug 9 14:02:18 CDT 2007
On 8/9/07, Matthew Nuzum <newz at bearfruit.org> wrote:
> On 8/9/07, Nathan C. Smith <nathan.smith at ipmvs.com> wrote:
> > Does MySQL have triggers now?
> I guess so: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/triggers.html
> I haven't used them. Anytime someone brings up that point I'm quick to
> say, "Postgres does - and has had them for many years." I try hard not
> to use MySQL too much, so I don't get into its more advanced features.
Forgive me, that sounded a little harsher than I meant it. MySQL is
good for some tasks (like full text search, which rocks). But when I
need more complex logic at the db level I use Postgres.
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