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Re: Bad press

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Bad press
Date: 2004-08-24 12:47:35
Message-ID: 20040824094714.N68447@ganymede.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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I don't recognize them ... not someone we've dealt with ...

On Tue, 24 Aug 2004, Robert Treat wrote:

> http://www.cxotoday.com/cxo/jsp/index.jsp?section=News&subsection=Business&subsection_code=1&file=template1.jsp&storyid=1383
>
>
> Quick summary:  A company called skypak india has been using postgresql
> for a ocuple of years, but has determined it is putting too much
> pressure on their hardware infrastructure. They do claim that they spoke
> to a consulting company but that it was counter productive. The only
> details from the article regarding what kind of load they have are
> "Powered by an Intel Xeon 2.4 Ghz dual processor machine with 1GB RAM,
> the database server handles an average request load from five users, who
> fire approximately 100 queries an hour."  Which to me sounds like
> something that should be doable (depending on specifics of course).
>
> A quick search didn't turn up anyone from that company having posted to
> the lists for help... is anyone familiar with the company? I'd like to
> contact them to see if we could get some specifics about their problems.
>
>
> Robert Treat
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