The most interesting data and database-related articles to come my way this week.
Oracle has such a huge head start, I doubt that PostgreSQL is really a threat. Still, I’m glad to see PostgreSQL so popular among start-ups.
Another excellent post by Pat Shaughnessy.
Being able to test the usefulness of an index without having to create it on disk is a fantastic tool for developers. Over-indexing can be as bad as not indexing at all.