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Re: Postgres vr.s Oracle

From: "Selena Deckelmann" <selenamarie(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Gregory Stark" <stark(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
Cc: "Mark Wong" <markwkm(at)gmail(dot)com>, "Jonah H(dot) Harris" <jonah(dot)harris(at)gmail(dot)com>, "Peter Eisentraut" <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, justin <justin(at)emproshunts(dot)com>, "Josh Berkus" <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, "Brian Hurt" <bhurt(at)janestcapital(dot)com>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Postgres vr.s Oracle
Date: 2008-12-16 20:29:50
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On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 12:14 PM, Gregory Stark <stark(at)enterprisedb(dot)com> wrote:
> "Mark Wong" <markwkm(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
>
>> On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 6:17 AM, Jonah H. Harris <jonah(dot)harris(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 3:25 AM, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> wrote:
>>>> Well, then the first order of business would be to write a benchmark kit.  I
>>>> have been thinking for a while that we should make our own maintained
>>>> version of the DBT+* suite, or whatever other suite is appropriate.  And
>>>> then start running it.
>>>
>>> Agreed.  For a start on TPC-C, EnterpriseDB has a closer version of the kit.
>>
>> I don't recall turning away patches to make the dbt kits less TPC spec
>> compliant...
>
> Uhm, why would we send them to you? Are you the maintainer for DBT2 now? I
> looked recently and couldn't find any upstream source that had been touched
> any time within the last few years. Where do i find it?

http://sourceforge.net/projects/osdldbt/

Mark has been maintaining the DBT2 kit for a while now - since he was at OSDL.

As far as recent updates, he's been focused on updating the results
parsing and graphing libraries, which were written in Perl. I've been
helping with that a little

We've been presenting results -- first some IO tests at Linux Plumbers
Conf, and the very beginnings of postgresql tuning results at Pg West.
 That's Mark, Gabrielle Roth and me.

I'll be presenting some of our more recent results, and the donated HP
hardware, at FOSDEM. (assuming my talk got accepted! :D)

-selena

-- 
Selena Deckelmann
Open Source Bridge - http://www.opensourcebridge.org
PDXPUG - http://pugs.postgresql.org/pdx
Me - http://www.chesnok.com/daily

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