Hackage 2 and acid-state vs traditional databases

Ian Lynagh ian at well-typed.com
Fri Sep 7 14:48:01 CEST 2012

On Thu, Sep 06, 2012 at 04:36:07PM -0400, Leon Smith wrote:
> That said,  I think there would be some potential advantages of moving to
> SQL.   My personal preference would for PostgreSQL,  particularly because
> of the wealth of datatypes it provides,   or can be added to it via already
> existing third-party plugins.    Compared to MySQL,  it's definitely less
> fluff,  more stuff.

I think it would be best to use lowest-common-denominator SQL, so that
one can set up a Hackage 2 instance with postgreq, mysql, sqlite, or
another DB backend.


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