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Re: Beating Oracle

From: Bruce Badger <bbadger(at)BadgerSE(dot)com>
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Cc: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Beating Oracle
Date: 2002-03-01 04:15:35
Message-ID: 3C7F0067.8080705@BadgerSE.com (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian wrote:

>Bruce Badger wrote:
>
>>Tom Lane wrote:
>>
>>>Bruce Badger <bbadger(at)BadgerSE(dot)com> writes:
>>>
>>>>Due to network glitch, a PostgreSQL connection over IP is being dropped.
>>>>
>>>Perhaps there is something wrong with your TCP stacks.  I do not think
>>>it's Postgres' responsibility to second-guess the network transport
>>>code...
>>>
>>>			regards, tom lane
>>>
>>Not *my* stack, BTW, but that aside I agree with you.  The people 
>>involved suspect that a firewall is causing the problem.
>>
>>The thing is that from their point of view, Oracle keeps going where 
>>PostgreSQL does not.  Given that both are running over the same network, 
>>the response of these people could well be to simply move everything to 
>>Oracle.
>>
>>The question, then, is: what can we PostgreSQL people can do to match 
>>this Oracle ability??
>>
>
>Unless there is more information, nothing.  This is the first time I
>have heard of this in my 6 years with PostgreSQL.
>
OK - now I have spoken with you sages, I will indeed go back and see if 
these people have any more information.

Many thanks.



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