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Re: database contest results

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Jeff Davis <pgsql(at)j-davis(dot)com>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org, Hans-Juergen Schoenig <postgres(at)cybertec(dot)at>, Lukas Kahwe Smith <smith(at)pooteeweet(dot)org>
Subject: Re: database contest results
Date: 2006-08-29 21:46:38
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Jeff Davis wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-08-29 at 19:20 +0200, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
>> Jeff Davis wrote:
>>> Clearly, there is a huge difference in the overall application. The
>>> PostgreSQL entry was done quickly, and the author probably didn't
>>> understand the terms of the contest entirely, let alone have the time
>>> to optimize his entry.
>> I don't think you should make these kinds of insulting judgements 
>> without research.
> The author himself said he didn't have time. I didn't mean to be
> insulting, and I apologize if I was. 120 versus 3000 seems like the
> MySQL entry guys were operating with an entirely separate set of
> assumptions, and spent much more time optimizing it and determining the
> exact contest requirements.

I didn't find it insulting.


Joshua D. Drake

> Regards,
> 	Jeff Davis
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