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Re: order of performance

From: Jeff Frost <jeff(at)frostconsultingllc(dot)com>
To: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Cc: sfpug(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: order of performance
Date: 2005-10-06 02:51:02
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Now the linuxworld conversation is coming back to me...

On Wed, 5 Oct 2005, Josh Berkus wrote:

> Linux and FreeBSD are interesting.  It'd be more accurate to rank them:
> 10. Linux 2.6.10+

Do you think the 2.6.10 kernel added something special or is it 2.6.x in 

> 9.   FreeBSD 4 or 5
> 7. Linux 2.4 -
> ... with the jury still out on the beta FreeBSD 6.   A lot of the advantage of
> recent Linuxes comes from the varied and advanced filesystem support.
> Overall, your particular configuration could wipe out any generalized
> differences between these.
> So I'd say, between Linux and FreeBSD, go with the one you're more comfortable
> admin'ing.
>> Solarisx86
> shhhh .... don't tell Sun that Solaris is slow.  They like us.

I was a solaris admin for years and years..I like Sun too!  How close is the 
Solaris x86 performance with Solaris 10?

>> Windows
> Actually, nobody has done a head-to-head on Windows vs. other OSes for
> Postgres that I know of.  Other platforms you would choose for some reason
> other than performance:
> HP-UX, OpenBSD, NetBSD, and OSX.
> Also, AIX can kick ass for PostgreSQL if you can afford the hardware.

Jeff Frost, Owner 	<jeff(at)frostconsultingllc(dot)com>
Frost Consulting, LLC
Phone: 650-780-7908	FAX: 650-649-1954

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