To CAIS Engineers - WAKE UP AND TAKE CARE OF YOUR CUSTOMERS

Roeland Meyer rmeyer at mhsc.com
Mon May 14 21:24:01 UTC 2001


> From: Dominic J. Eidson [mailto:sauron at the-infinite.org]
> Sent: Monday, May 14, 2001 7:09 AM
> 
> On Mon, 14 May 2001, Roeland Meyer wrote:
> 
> > Agreed, but some code requires it. Which was my point. I'm 
> talking smaller
> > vendors, like Oracle. BTW, how do I fake in-addr.arpa 
> responses for NAT'd
> > space? My Oracle 8i server keeps checking the reverse addr 
> every time I try
> > to create a DB. It's really annoying. Funny thing, my DB2 
> servers do the
> > same thing ...
> 
> I find it funny that PostgreSQL - while being used as replacement for
> Oracle by more and more people - does _not_ have this 
> problem... I didn't
> even have a NIC in the server when I installed it...
> 
> (And yes, PostgreSQL does have ACL's - but the ACL list is checked at
> connection time - not everytime you execute a DML statement.)

Are you seriously suggesting using PostgreSQL over Oracle, in production?
Mind you, I do pgsql too. But, not in high-volume production.




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