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From Sean Allen <>
Subject Re: Ten(14) Reasons why Couchdb is better than Mysql
Date Sun, 04 Jan 2009 03:50:04 GMT

On Jan 3, 2009, at 9:03 PM, Noah Slater wrote:

> On Sat, Jan 03, 2009 at 04:25:14PM -0500, Patrick Aljord wrote:
>> There is nothing wrong in comparing two databases, many users don't  
>> really
>> care about the internals and just want to know which one is the  
>> best for most
>> jobs. I personally think couchdb is good for most apps that need a  
>> good db :)
> Firstly, thanks for the write up Paul.
> However, after looking at the feedback from the CouchDB book and  
> monitoring the
> community response to CouchDB I am starting to feel that any kind of  
> comparison
> to RDBMS is a harmful one, unless done very, very carefully.

any why X is better than Y is almost always counter productive unless  
its very well reasoned
and in depth- if you don't go for a persuasive argument, all you have  
is a flame war waiting to happen.

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