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Re: [PERFORM] Benchmarking postgres on Solaris/Linux

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: "Subbiah, Stalin" <SSubbiah(at)netopia(dot)com>,"'pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org'" <pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: "'pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org'" <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PERFORM] Benchmarking postgres on Solaris/Linux
Date: 2004-03-23 05:20:21
Message-ID: 200403222120.21194.josh@agliodbs.com (view raw or flat)
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Stalin,

> As anyone done benchmarking tests with postgres running on solaris and linux
> (redhat) assuming both environment has similar hardware, memory, processing
> speed etc. By reading few posts here, i can see linux would outperform
> solaris cause linux being very good at kernel caching than solaris which is
> being the key performance booster for postgres.  what is the preferred OS
> for postgres deployment if given an option between linux and solaris. As
> well as filesystem to be used (xfs, ufs, ext3...). Any pointer to source of
> information is appreciated.

Most of that is a matter of opinion.   Read the cumulative archives of this 
list.

-- 
-Josh Berkus
 Aglio Database Solutions
 San Francisco


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