[web-devel] persistent and mysql
michael at snoyman.com
Wed Apr 27 18:25:26 CEST 2011
On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 1:55 PM, Blake Rain <blake.rain at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello, web-devel :)
> On Tue, 2011-04-26 at 19:50 +0300, Michael Snoyman wrote:
>> Let me clarify three things:
>> 1) I started on a MySQL backend a while ago, and didn't do much work on it.
>> 2) Someone else (I won't point fingers, he can stand up himself if he
>> chooses) is working on a MySQL backend.
> Standing up :P
> I'm going to get on with it this week; hopefully I'll have something to
> show for it in a few days.
>> 3) Adding arbitrary backends is very easy, *except* for migration
>> support. So it's within the realm of reason to create a HDBC-generic
>> backend, sans migration support.
> Indeed, migration is the tedious bit. Migration in Postgre is easier
> than MySQL.
>> In fact, the PostgreSQL backend is basically an HDBC backend already;
>> if this is a feature people will actually use, let's do it.
> Are you still preferring the native binding route (ala
> persistent-sqlite)? This is the route I have gone for the MySQL binding.
Yes, that's still the preferred route. I only mention having an
HDBC-universal backend because it would be relatively painless to
>> On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 7:33 PM, Nikitiskiy Dmitriy <nick at bel.ru> wrote:
>> > I vote for ODBC support with GenericSql.
>> > ODBC will allow many other databases support.
>> > 26.04.2011 19:02, Greg Weber wrote:
>> >> it doesn't compile. Perhaps a day's work to get it going. Postgresql and
>> >> sqlite both use a GenericSql module that MySQL can also use. Either way,
>> >> there are already example SQL backends. You are the first haskeller I have
>> >> seen show interest in MySQL for a new project, which is the main reasons why
>> >> that backend is bit-rotting.
>> >> On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 1:17 AM, Max Cantor <mxcantor at gmail.com
>> >> <mailto:mxcantor at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> >> I've heard that there is a mysql backend in development for persistent.
>> >> what is its current status? before you start telling me how postgres is
>> >> better, let me say that I know it is. but, the AWS RDS implementation of
>> >> MySQL is very compelling and kind of makes up for the differences..
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