I didn’t see this until today, since it went out the PostgreSQL newsletter which goes to my work account, but I thought it was pretty funny for an April Fool’s gag:
PostgreSQL 10.0, now called PREGRES, was released today. Some new features include: […] - A new table type: PgISAM. Rather than using the cumbersome and complicated MVCC model, it simply acquires global database locks on read and write. “It took ten years to create a benchmark that would make this one look good,” said Peter Eisentraut, in explanation for the delay.
[tags]postgresql, mysql, humor, myisam, performance, april fools, zing[/tags]