An Ex-Googler talks about MySQL and why it made sense to them back in 2001


An Ex-Googler talks about MySQL and why it made sense to them back in 2001. These guys ran AdSense on MySQL back in 2001, when it did not even have support for transactions. They decided to move to a \*real\* (or you can say proprietary and exhorbitantly costly) database and the switch proved to be a disaster.


 Read it here http://xooglers.blogspot.com/2005/12/lets-get-real-database.html

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