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PostgreSQL by Susan Douglas, Korry Douglas

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Preface

These days, it seems that most discussion of open-source software centers on the idea that you should not have to tie your future to the whim of some giant corporation. People say that open-source software is better than proprietary software because it is developed and maintained by the users instead of a faceless company out to lighten your wallet.

I think that the real value in free software is education. I have never learned anything by reading my own code[1]. On the other hand, it's a rare occasion when I've looked at code written by someone else and haven't come away with another tool in my toolkit. People don't think alike. I don't mean that people disagree with each other; I mean that people solve problems in different ways. Each ...

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