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Re: PostgreSQL a slow DB?

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: ebcorder(at)rockwellcollins(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL a slow DB?
Date: 2006-04-09 03:38:08
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ebcorder(at)rockwellcollins(dot)com wrote:
> Hi All
> I started using PostgreSQL\Postgis in January.    Lately I have been
> reading on the internet many rumblings about PostgreSQL being slower than
> MySQL/SQLLite etc etc.  Comparisons made were routine inserts , updates,
> and deletes.   Is any of this true?   If so,are there methods to speed
> things up?    I used the Explain Analyze command on portgesSQL it seemed
> fast although I have not run any other DB's.
> I know when comparison tests are performed they can be tilted on these
> internet sites.  But I see so many people declaring PostgreSQL to be the
> slowest I am thinking where there is smoke there's fire.

Lots of people still think Elvis is alive.  :-)

  Bruce Momjian

  + If your life is a hard drive, Christ can be your backup. +

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