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Re: PostgreSQL a slow DB?

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Relaxin <me(at)yourhouse(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL a slow DB?
Date: 2006-04-13 13:13:06
Message-ID: 200604131313.k3DDD6Q05741@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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My point was that:

	>> slowest I am thinking where there is smoke there's fire.

is not a valid method of analysis.

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Relaxin wrote:
> That doesn't really help anwser the question...
> The developers in our office (and myself) are also under the impression that 
> PG is a very slow database.
> Also when you look thru the "performance" newsgroup, it seems to me that 
> what people are saying is true.
> 
> So instead of being a jerk to those of us who are a "novice" to PG, how 
> about giving some concrete answers to these performance questions.
> 
> 
> > ebcorder(at)rockwellcollins(dot)com wrote:
> >>
> >> I know when comparison tests are performed they can be tilted on these
> >> internet sites.  But I see so many people declaring PostgreSQL to be the
> >> slowest I am thinking where there is smoke there's fire.
> 
> "Bruce Momjian" <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote in message 
> news:200604090338(dot)k393c8G09848(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us(dot)(dot)(dot)
> >
> > Lots of people still think Elvis is alive.  :-)
> >
> > -- 
> >  Bruce Momjian   http://candle.pha.pa.us
> >
> 
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