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Re: DB benchmark and pg config file help

From: "Merlin Moncure" <mmoncure(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Kevin Hunter" <hunteke(at)earlham(dot)edu>
Cc: "PostgreSQL Performance List" <pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: DB benchmark and pg config file help
Date: 2007-01-19 13:45:13
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On 1/17/07, Kevin Hunter <hunteke(at)earlham(dot)edu> wrote:
> Hello List,
>
> Not sure to which list I should post (gray lines, and all that), so
> point me in the right direction if'n it's a problem.
>
> I am in the process of learning some of the art/science of benchmarking.
>   Given novnov's recent post about the comparison of MS SQL vs
> PostgresQL, I felt it time to do a benchmark comparison of sorts for
> myself . . . more for me and the benchmark learning process than the
> DB's, but I'm interested in DB's in general, so it's a good fit.  (If I
> find anything interesting/new, I will of course share the results.)

Just remember that all the major commercial databases have
anti-benchmark clauses in their license agreements.  So, if you decide
to publish your results (especially in a formal benchmark), you can't
mention the big boys by name. [yes this is cowardice]

merlin

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