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Re: how good is PostgreSQL

From: Jim Mercer <jim(at)reptiles(dot)org>
To: Gunnar R|nning <gunnar(at)candleweb(dot)no>
Cc: Steve Wolfe <steve(at)iboats(dot)com>, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: how good is PostgreSQL
Date: 2000-11-01 01:08:59
Message-ID: 20001031200859.C25794@reptiles.org (view raw or flat)
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i have a client which merged two companies, one running perl the other running
java.

what to do?

i convinced them to port both the perl and java code to INTERCAL, and run
the whole system on an array of C-64's.

works better than either of the perl or java stuff.

On Wed, Nov 01, 2000 at 01:58:55AM +0100, Gunnar R|nning wrote:
> "Steve Wolfe" <steve(at)iboats(dot)com> writes:
> >   One of our competitors spent a very, very large deal of money on high-end
> > Sun equipment, so that they could write their CGI stuff in Java servlets.
> > It still ran slow.  We run Perl on machines that pale compared to theirs,
> > and get far better performance. : )
> 
> You can always do it slow if you don't design properly. A former customer
> saved a lot hardware and maintenance cost by migrating from a perl based
> publishing system to a Java based one. Less hardware, better performance and
> more functionality. ;-) The old perl system had been developed and maintained
> over a 4 year period - the initial development of the new Java based system
> took about 9 months. 

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