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Re: [school-discuss] Web-based School Administration...

On Tue, 26 Aug 2003 23:01, David Frankson wrote:
> I'm sure that the open source dbs could handle the read-load of our
> product, but the write-load kills them.

PostgreSQL does "no lock" writes. Writers only block if they're updating 
the same row, readers and writers don't interfere with one another. See 
http://developer.postgresql.org/pdf/transactions.pdf for more 

Cheers; Leon