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Lack of Interest PGSQL support

Discussion in 'Closed Suggestions' started by ChrisR, Jul 31, 2010.

  1. ChrisR

    ChrisR Active Member

    Well i am not to sure how you have your database layer set out, but it would be cool is there was support for PGSQL
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  2. Enigma

    Enigma Well-Known Member

    I'm sure they will explore Postgres support, but I highly doubt it will be in 1.0.
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  3. Brandon_R

    Brandon_R Guest

    If they abstracted their database, im sure it shouldn't be too hard to implement.
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  4. AlexandrosD

    AlexandrosD Active Member

    It'd be A W E S O M E !!!!
  5. Enigma

    Enigma Well-Known Member

    I have no doubt they already have an abstracted data access layer, the problem is that MySQL and PgSQL both support slightly different versions of the SQL standard plus their own non-standard syntax. Supporting both is doable of course, just not trivial, especially if you want to optimise for both.
  6. AlexandrosD

    AlexandrosD Active Member

    Inspiring from ADOdb would be nice.
  7. p4guru

    p4guru Well-Known Member

    yeah love to see xenforo have such support maybe way down the track for an enterprise version ?
  8. Scott

    Scott Active Member

    It's using Zend_Db from Zend Framework though that only abstracts out the database access and not much of the SQL. It was definitely designed with the possibility of using another DB in mind.
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  9. p4guru

    p4guru Well-Known Member

    cool... another familiar face on the foro :D
  10. Salty

    Salty Active Member

    I am sick and tired of MySQL - especially now that Oracle has made their disdain for open source and obviously by extension MySQL so apparent with this lawsuit against Google over Android(but really it's over the Java core). It's also becoming clear as day that there will NOT be a viable, interchangable alternative to MySQL probably ever. If MySQL ever had any shot at having a scaling instance like Oracle does, it's definitely dashed. It is on a road to a sad, quiet end. Looking to the future, if I can't replace MySQL I'll just be forced to replace vBulletin. And to the people talking about proprietary operations or encoding methods, it should be noted that Postgre supports the full SQL standard, whereas MySQL is the proprietary one.

    Also can we get a really good migration process from VB to Xen ~
  11. Floris

    Floris Guest

    I remember on day one there was word about consideration in the future for additional database layers, but I can't find the post. That said, I do remember clearly they said at the moment they will focus on only one, MySQLd.

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