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Re: PostgreSQL Performance Comparison

From: Robert Bernier <robert(dot)bernier5(at)sympatico(dot)ca>
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Subject: Re: PostgreSQL Performance Comparison
Date: 2004-02-23 18:41:38
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Didn't somebody mentioned some time ago that there was a postgresql 
benchtest suite that could be downloaded and anybody could use it 
against other engines?


Merlin Moncure wrote:

>Robert Treat wrote:
>  
>
>>This came across the wire yesterday, thought I would pass it along. It
>>compares PostgreSQL vs. a "Major Proprietary Database"
>>
>>http://research.rem.nl/performance.html
>>    
>>
>
>Are you (or anybody else) aware of any similar studies comparing pg to
>SQL Server?  A study detailing not just performance but also reliability
>and administrative advantages, as well as PHB type stuff such as TCO,
>ROI, etc. would be nice.
>
>On another note, it's a pretty safe bet for this site to expect a
>takedown notice from the good folks at Oracle who have structured their
>license agreements to prevent precisely this kind of study from getting
>published.
>
>Merlin
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