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Re: [ADMIN] postgresql under Windows is slow

From: "Matthew T(dot) O'Connor" <matthew(at)zeut(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Oleg Bartunov <oleg(at)sai(dot)msu(dot)su>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org, Pgsql Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [ADMIN] postgresql under Windows is slow
Date: 2002-01-30 18:42:14
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On Wednesday 30 January 2002 11:58 am, Tom Lane wrote:
> Oleg Bartunov <oleg(at)sai(dot)msu(dot)su> writes:
> > anybody has an experience how is stable postgresql under Windows system ?
> > I tried postgresq 7.1 under Cygwin, Windows 98 and was dissapointed
> > by very bad performance. Are there something I could tune ?
> > I got 250 sel/sec on simple select from table with 500 rows !
> > Under Linux I have 2500 sel/sec.
> Never tried it myself, but I distinctly recall someone reporting that
> they got comparable performance on Cygwin as on Linux.  You might try
> asking on pgsql-cygwin.

We have a few developers that run Apache, PHP, Postgresql on Win2k and we 
have definitely seen postgres be a good bit slower on Windows.  Have never 
benchmarked it however.
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