Re: Running PostGreSQL

Subject: Re: Running PostGreSQL
From: Rich Lafferty (
Date: Thu Apr 19 2001 - 08:33:40 MDT

On Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 09:11:32AM -0500, Chris Ruprecht ( wrote:
> Rich,
> I'm mainly concerned with stability issues. I have done 12 years of
> Progress (sounds similar but is completely different to Postgres) and
> I can write a system based on Progress. However, the way to access a
> Progress DB is rather 'non standard' and I would much rather use
> something I can access through a PHP interface.
> Is there anything I should watch out for or absolutely don't do,
> even the manual says it's ok?

Nothing Yellowdog-specific. Persistent connections from PHP tend to be
broken, I'd avoid those.
> Also, I'd like to know if there is any type of 4GL I could use to
> access a Postgres DB with (I guess, Progress spoilt me in this
> regard).

Can't help you there. I suspect you'd have more luck on pgsql-general
than on the Yellowdog lists, though.


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