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Re: Does PostgreSQL run with Oracle?

From: "Greg Sabino Mullane" <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com>
To: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Does PostgreSQL run with Oracle?
Date: 2004-10-19 23:25:26
Message-ID: 1f817f45d6cda937b40fda765f490601@biglumber.com (view raw or flat)
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> My basic question to the community is "is PostgreSQL approximately
> as fast as Oracle?"
>
> I don't want benchmarks, they're BS.  I want a gut feel from this community
> because I know many of you are in mixed shops that run both products, or
> have had experience with both.
 
My gut feeling is not just "as fast", but "often times faster." I've found very
few cases in which Oracle was faster, and that was usually due to some easily
spotted difference such as tablespace support.
 
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Greg Sabino Mullane greg(at)turnstep(dot)com
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