Migrate MySQL... or not...
tug.williams-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org
Tue Sep 1 20:52:30 UTC 2009
Christopher Browne wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 8:57 PM, tug<tug.williams-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org> wrote:
> If you do this sort of thing with Oracle or Microsoft's port of
> Sybase, you're liable to get *sued* because they don't want any
> numbers published unless they release them.
> It's also not necessarily in Oracle's interests (as apparent owners of
> the MySQL trademark), as it doesn't necessarily allow their product
> (they bought MySQL(tm) when they bought Sun) to be seen in the best
> possible light.
In the early 90s one of my colleagues was an ex worker for a major DB
company, he told me they had a pre-processor flag BENCHMARK, which was
used to disable performance impacting code, like error checking.
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