* Alfred Perlstein <bright(at)wintelcom(dot)net> [001123 14:33] wrote:
> * Timothy J Hitchens <tim(at)hitcho(dot)com(dot)au> [001123 13:35] wrote:
> > That is 4 Million Queries per Second which is 14 Billion 400 Million per
> > hour.
> > This may sound a little big but this is what we will be launching on the 1st
> > December 2000 using postgresql and php.
> What platform is this going to be on? You will not be able to do
> 4 million queries per second with Postgresql on a PC platform.
You do realize that even a 800Mhz Pentium that the math makes
this practically impossible:
800Mhz == 8,000,000 cycles per second
divided by 4,000,000 queries per second
= 2 cycles per query
Those two cycles are spent even before the server gets to
parse the query.
What are you trying to do here?
-Alfred Perlstein - [bright(at)wintelcom(dot)net|alfred(at)freebsd(dot)org]
"I have the heart of a child; I keep it in a jar on my desk."
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