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MySQL vs Access

Randall Twede
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I just found out MySQL is free so I am getting it. If I use it instead of MS Access for my site will it be faster? Or would the change be unnoticeable because my server uses a 56K modem connection? My servlets create a new connection for each request.
MySQL is available on many platforms so I guess that is a plus. Anything else I should know?
[This message has been edited by Randall Twede (edited March 15, 2001).]

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Thomas Paul
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It doesn't support transactions but other than that it is a great database.
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