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Re: Postgres vr.s Oracle

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: "Jonah H(dot) Harris" <jonah(dot)harris(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: justin(at)emproshunts(dot)com, Brian Hurt <bhurt(at)janestcapital(dot)com>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Postgres vr.s Oracle
Date: 2008-12-15 20:26:42
Message-ID: 4946BD82.3080606@agliodbs.com (view raw or flat)
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Jonah,

> Where you should be looking is at the price/performance benchmarks,
> because that's where Postgres plays.  Last time I checked Postgres on
> a TPC-C, albeit being 100% free, was anywhere from $4.00 to $6.00 per
> transaction depending on the hardware.  Compare that to Oracle's $0.68
> or SQL Server's $0.84. 

You can't compare DBT2 with TPCC.  They're not the same benchmark.

--Josh

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