Completely un-tuned Postgresql benchmark results: SSD vs desktop HDD

From: Michael March <mmarch(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Completely un-tuned Postgresql benchmark results: SSD vs desktop HDD
Date: 2010-08-07 23:47:55
Message-ID: AANLkTikXLYc32Jyr5Fb8VeVNt6R86mCcF+0CkTHALd8W@mail.gmail.com
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If anyone is interested I just completed a series of benchmarks of stock
Postgresql running on a normal HDD vs a SSD.

If you don't want to read the post, the summary is that SSDs are 5 to 7
times faster than a 7200RPM HDD drive under a pgbench load.

http://it-blog.5amsolutions.com/2010/08/performance-of-postgresql-ssd-vs.html

Is this what everyone else is seeing?

Thanks!

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