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Re: Beating Oracle

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Badger <bbadger(at)BadgerSE(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Beating Oracle
Date: 2002-03-01 04:04:52
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Bruce Badger wrote:
> Tom Lane wrote:
> >Bruce Badger <bbadger(at)BadgerSE(dot)com> writes:
> >
> >>Due to network glitch, a PostgreSQL connection over IP is being dropped.
> >>
> >
> >Perhaps there is something wrong with your TCP stacks.  I do not think
> >it's Postgres' responsibility to second-guess the network transport
> >code...
> >
> >			regards, tom lane
> >
> Not *my* stack, BTW, but that aside I agree with you.  The people 
> involved suspect that a firewall is causing the problem.
> The thing is that from their point of view, Oracle keeps going where 
> PostgreSQL does not.  Given that both are running over the same network, 
> the response of these people could well be to simply move everything to 
> Oracle.
> The question, then, is: what can we PostgreSQL people can do to match 
> this Oracle ability??

Unless there is more information, nothing.  This is the first time I
have heard of this in my 6 years with PostgreSQL.

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