Database Presentation (was: Re: [lug] Databases)

Wayde Allen wallen at
Wed Jun 28 17:48:56 MDT 2000

On Wed, 28 Jun 2000, Sean Reifschneider wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 28, 2000 at 02:42:38PM -0600, metcalf at wrote:
> >I'm wondering if anyone would care to give a talk on database(s).  We had an
> >excellent session on mySQL a while back.  Sean has indicated some
> Maybe we could get a few folks together who know different databases
> and have each of them give a mini-presentation on that database?  We
> could all agree on an overall format, to make it a little more
> consistent?  Something like:
> 	Features
> 	Drawbacks
> 	Examples
> 	References
> I'd be happy to present on Postgres -- I've been using it for quite a
> while, but I'm not really a power user.

This sounds like a very interesting idea.  Do we have any other database
users out there who would be willing to collaborate on this presentation?
In particular I'd like to see something about Oracle and MySQL.

- Wayde
  (wallen at

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