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Re: Running PostgreSQL as fast as possible no matter the consequences

From: Guillaume Cottenceau <gc(at)mnc(dot)ch>
To: Marti Raudsepp <marti(at)juffo(dot)org>
Cc: A B <gentosaker(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Running PostgreSQL as fast as possible no matter the consequences
Date: 2010-11-05 12:06:25
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Marti Raudsepp <marti 'at' juffo.org> writes:

> On Fri, Nov 5, 2010 at 13:11, Guillaume Cottenceau <gc(at)mnc(dot)ch> wrote:
>> Don't use PostgreSQL, just drop your data, you will end up with
>> the same results and be even faster than any use of PostgreSQL.
>> If anyone needs data, then just say you had data corruption, and
>> that since 100% dataloss is accepted, then all's well.
>
> You're not helping. There are legitimate reasons for trading off
> safety for performance.

Cccepting 100% dataloss and datacorruption deserves a little
reasoning, otherwise I'm afraid I'm right in suggesting it makes
little difference to use PG or to drop data altogether.

-- 
Guillaume Cottenceau

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