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PostgreSQL 8.0 now Windows native

Post by Dictator » Fri Jan 21, 2005 4:56 pm

PostgreSQL 8.0 for Windows

This is a great step for PostgreSQL database server in Windows. Of course, there's cygwins but I always wanted a native Window installer. I won't expect this to be stable but it's a good start. :D

At least, in my opinion, PostgreSQL's better database server than MySQL, Access, and MSSQL, except Oracle. It's still superior than PostgreSQL and is pretty expensive. :-?
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Post by [NME]T-Bone » Tue Sep 27, 2005 1:03 pm

Actually, this is quite stable. I haven't used it as extensively as MSSQL and perhaps it's just familiararity, but as of now, I think MSSQL is better than Postgre. Of course, free is good too. ;)
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Post by Dictator » Tue Sep 27, 2005 4:46 pm

I'm starting to use MSSQL at work. I think I like Postgre better, probably because I'm used to console. MS SQL Enterprise Manager's UI is bit confused. :-?

If you want something for Postgres but is similar to MS SQL Enterprise Manager, I suggest you to check out Aqua Data Studio
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Post by [NME]T-Bone » Tue Sep 27, 2005 5:29 pm

The data manager is fine. It's the syntax & delphi integration thats seems less intuitive with Postgres. Other than that, they are very much alike. Thank goodness for standards... and MS actually following them for once. ;)
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Post by Dictator » Tue Oct 04, 2005 3:37 pm

Thought you may be interested.

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Post by [NME]T-Bone » Tue Nov 08, 2005 8:56 pm

Version 8.1 has been released. I had no problems upgrading from version 8.0. Just remember, when upgrading, you will need to do a pg_dump/pg_restore since 8.1 uses a new db format.
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