Re: [htdig] SQL

Shane Y. Gibson (
Sun, 21 Feb 1999 09:52:18 -0800

Hmm...I'm not much of a datbase hack...but in my short
DB experience, I've found MySQL ( )
to be tremendously fast, flexible, and well priced (i.e.
FREE). It also supports variable length records, and has
been ported to most any modern platform (and some not so

If this were a voting thing...I'd cast one for MySQL.


Quoting Andrew Scherpbier <>:

> There are plans to have ht://Dig use a SQL database, but there are space
> complexity issues that need to be worked out. Performance may also be a
> problem depending on how the actual search engine communicates with the
> database engine.

Shane Y. Gibson
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