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Re: MySQL vs PG TPC-H benchmarks

From: Paul Thomas <paul(at)tmsl(dot)demon(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: Cestmir Hybl <cestmirl(at)freeside(dot)sk>
Cc: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: MySQL vs PG TPC-H benchmarks
Date: 2004-04-21 14:08:09
Message-ID: 20040421150809.C23015@bacon (view raw or flat)
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On 21/04/2004 14:31 Cestmir Hybl wrote:
> > Looks like he's using the default postgresql.conf settings in which
> case
> > I'm not suprised at pg looking so slow.
> 
> The question also is, IMHO, why the hell, postgreSQL still comes out of
> the
> box with so stupid configuration defaults, totally underestimated for
> todays
> average hardware configuration (1+GHz, 0.5+GB RAM, fast FSB, fast HDD).
> 
> It seems to me better strategy to force that 1% of users to "downgrade"
> cfg.
> than vice-versa.
> 
> regards
> ch
> 

This has been discussed many times before. Check the archives.

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