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Re: PostgreSQL crashes with Qmail-SQL

From: Stephan Szabo <sszabo(at)megazone23(dot)bigpanda(dot)com>
To: Justin Clift <justin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: <michael(at)digibel(dot)be>, PostgreSQL Hackers Mailing List <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL crashes with Qmail-SQL
Date: 2002-01-24 00:24:17
Message-ID: 20020123161612.C22713-100000@megazone23.bigpanda.com (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, 24 Jan 2002, Justin Clift wrote:

> Michael Devogelaere, the guy who writes the QMail-SQL package has
> recently started moving away from using PostgreSQL to MySQL.
>
> In his experience, MySQL works better.  Now, he's just tested them over
> the weekend, and what he reports is that PostgreSQL *crashes*.  Doesn't
> just go slow, but *crashes*.
>
> Would someone be able to take a look into this?

I went to the page mentioned below and wanted to try grabbing the test
scripts to see if I could replicate the crash, but got 404's for the
testscripts.tgz link on the page.  The speed doesn't surprise me as much
as the crash does.

> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: Qmail-SQL
> Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2002 15:17:12 +0100
> From: Michael Devogelaere <michael(at)digibel(dot)be>
> To: Justin Clift <justin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
> References: <3C48F4B9(dot)AC03E251(at)postgresql(dot)org>
> <20020119122728(dot)A9661(at)digibel(dot)be>
>
> Ok. I worked a bit on it this weekend and put the results on
> http://qmail-sql.digibel.be/testing.html. I'm very sorry but
> postgresql was between 3 and 4 times slower than mysql and didn't
> survive all tests.
>
> Kind regards,
> Michael Devogelaere.



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