Re: database contest results

From: Jeff Davis
Subject: Re: database contest results
Date: ,
Msg-id: 1156869083.13414.7.camel@dogma.v10.wvs
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In response to: Re: database contest results  (Hans-Juergen Schoenig)
Responses: Re: database contest results  (Peter Eisentraut)
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  Re: database contest results  (Andreas Pflug, )

On Tue, 2006-08-29 at 12:32 +0200, Hans-Juergen Schoenig wrote:

> this is pure marketing.
> i have seen postgres beat mysql in many many cases. same with oracle.
> i assume that those tests are all done with ISAM. with ISAM everything
> is fast but you cannot reboot the box without facing serious corruption.
> in business applications stability is as least as important as speed.
>

Using MyISAM alone cannot explain those differences. Supposedly it was
3000 opm versus 120 opm.

Clearly, there is a huge difference in the overall application. The
PostgreSQL entry was done quickly, and the author probably didn't
understand the terms of the contest entirely, let alone have the time to
optimize his entry.

Regards,
    Jeff Davis



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