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Re: Speed of different procedural language

From: "Steinar H(dot) Gunderson" <sgunderson(at)bigfoot(dot)com>
To: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Speed of different procedural language
Date: 2005-12-21 21:38:10
Message-ID: 20051221213810.GA27113@uio.no (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, Dec 21, 2005 at 02:24:42PM -0700, Michael Fuhr wrote:
> The difference is clear only in specific cases; just because you
> saw a 10x increase in some cases doesn't mean you can expect that
> kind of increase, or indeed any increase, in others. I've seen
> PL/pgSQL beat all other PL/* challengers handily many times,
> especially when the function does a lot of querying and looping
> through large result sets.

That's funny, my biggest problems with PL/PgSQL have been (among others)
exactly with large result sets...

Anyhow, the general idea is: It _does_ matter which one you use, so you'd
better test if it matters to you :-)

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