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Re: Postgres 8 vs Postgres 7.4/cygwin

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: sgoldstein(at)apache(dot)org
Cc: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Postgres 8 vs Postgres 7.4/cygwin
Date: 2005-06-24 13:40:27
Message-ID: 26063.1119620427@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Scott Goldstein <sgoldstein(at)apache(dot)org> writes:
> I'm currently trying to make a decision on whether to use the Cygwin port of Postgres 7.4 or Postgres 8.0 for a windows installation.  Can someone provide some comparison info from a performance point of view?  I was thinking that the Cygwin port has the overhead of the translation layer, but 8.0 is a newer product and may still have performance issue.  Can anyone comment on this?  

Well, the performance issues of the cygwin-based releases are the stuff
of legend ;-).  New product or no, this is really a no-brainer.

			regards, tom lane

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