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Comment Re: This is ridiculous (Score 2) 408

If they offered a similar level of service then I could understand but their service sucks. I can't get an HBO Now subscription because I'm in Canada and they sold the rights for their shows to Bell's Crave TV. Ok so I'll get me a Crave TV subscription but I can't do that either because I don't have a cable or satellite subscription with one of the Crave TV partners. So if I want to stream the Sopranos I have to switch cable providers, but all new cable boxes and hope there isn't some some other exclusive I'm missing Yeah..... Not gonna happen.

Comment Re:vs Oracle? (Score 1) 148

Using PostGIS and replication here, works very nicely. Out biggest problem was that be have billions of rows that can't be locked for a huge high traffic mobile app. Using a round robin load balanced pool of postgres servers in hot spare mode as read only DBs solved a lot of issues.

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