>>>>> "LO" == Leon Out <leon-lists(at)comvision(dot)com> writes:
LO> project. The results so far have been disappointing, with Postgres
LO> performing queries in about the same time as SQL Server even though
LO> Postgres is running on a dedicated box with about 4 times the clock
LO> speed of the SQL Server box. For a chart of my results, please see
LO> http://leonout.com/pggraph.pdf for a graph of some test results.
Are you using transactions liberally? If you have large groups of
inserts/updates, putting them inside transactions buys you a lot of
improvement by batching the writes to the WAL.
Also, increase your checkpoint_segments if you do a lot of writes.
Vivek Khera, Ph.D. Khera Communications, Inc.
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