Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Re: [HACKERS] PostgreSQL future ideas


> This does not strike me as a particularly useful exercise. If I
> intended such a rewrite, I'd much rather consider using something
> *interestingly* different from C, like Erlang or Eiffel or Haskell.

And if you were going to do *that*, you'd also rewrite the database to
operate entirely in-memory over a cluster of anonymous servers.

At which point the only thing left of PostgreSQL would be the parser.
Hmmm, this is sounding familiar somehow ...


Josh Berkus
San Francisco

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