[Israel.pm] Reflections on Version Control Systems (VCSes) vs. Databases

Shmuel Fomberg owner at semuel.co.il
Thu Sep 8 02:29:23 PDT 2011

> Indeed, I would reconsider using any version control system that uses 
> MySQL, PostgreSQL or (flying spaghetti monster-god help us all) 
> Oracle. The reason is simply that such a system should be lightweight, 
> both on runtime and on install/configure-time. Such a system might be 
> fast (which is debatable) but to install it on machines would be extra 
> work I won't be looking forward to. :)
That is because you think now in git terms.
Perforce isn't meant to be installed on develop machine, but on central 
the user just get a very thin client that talks with the server.


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