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Re: Speed of different procedural language

From: Michael Fuhr <mike(at)fuhr(dot)org>
To: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Speed of different procedural language
Date: 2005-12-21 22:10:28
Message-ID: 20051221221028.GA60176@winnie.fuhr.org (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, Dec 21, 2005 at 10:38:10PM +0100, Steinar H. Gunderson wrote:
> 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...

Out of curiosity, do you have a simple test case?  I'd be interested
in seeing what you're doing in PL/pgSQL that's contradicting what
I'm seeing.

-- 
Michael Fuhr

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