Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com> writes:
>> 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.
Eh? DBT2 is a (partial) implementation of TPC-C. The nature of benchmarks is
that small infelicities could invalidate the whole result though and there are
definitely infelicities in DBT2's implementation of TPC-C.
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