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Re: [ADMIN] Benchmarking postgres on Solaris/Linux

From: "Subbiah, Stalin" <SSubbiah(at)netopia(dot)com>
To: "'josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com'" <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>,Matt Clark <matt(at)ymogen(dot)net>,"Subbiah, Stalin" <SSubbiah(at)netopia(dot)com>,'Andrew Sullivan' <ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca>,pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [ADMIN] Benchmarking postgres on Solaris/Linux
Date: 2004-03-23 20:42:33
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As anyone done performance benchmark testing with solaris sparc/intel linux.
I once read a post here, which had benchmarking test results for using
different filesystem like xfs, ext3, ext2, ufs etc. i couldn't find that
link anymore and google is failing on me, so anyone have the link handy.


-----Original Message-----
From: Josh Berkus [mailto:josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com]
Sent: Tuesday, March 23, 2004 12:13 PM
To: Matt Clark; Subbiah, Stalin; 'Andrew Sullivan';
Subject: Re: [PERFORM] [ADMIN] Benchmarking postgres on Solaris/Linux

Matt, Stalin,

> As for the compute intensive side (complex joins & sorts etc), the Dell
most likely beat the Sun by some distance, although
> what the Sun lacks in CPU power it may make up a bit in memory bandwidth/

Personally, I've been unimpressed by Dell/Xeon; I think the Sun might do 
better than you think, comparitively.    On all the Dell servers I've used
far, I've not seen performance that comes even close to the hardware specs.

-Josh Berkus
 Aglio Database Solutions
 San Francisco


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