Subject Re: [IB-Architect] PostgreSQL 7 benchmark
Author Tim Uckun
At 08:14 AM 08/15/2000 -0500, you wrote:
>We all keep saying that all people look at is speed. They don't look at the
>underlying reasons, or the other features. Well then, fight fire with fire.
>Do a test with Interbase on a SINGLE processor, with affinity set property,
>use IBO, optimized query plans, etc... Don't let Postgress run on
>multi-processors. Don't bother optimizing it. Just plug it in and let it go,
>because undoubtedlly, that is what this "independant" lab did to Interbase
>and the rest of the competition. I guarantee Interbase will come out ahead.

More then likely you are right. For me (and I would think most people)
stability is the most important thing. Eventually I think it's best to do
the benchmarks and explain your setup. Every database has strengths and
weaknesses. The more data out there the better informed the public will be
on which database will suit their needs. Trust me when I say that no
embedded developer wants to ship postgres with their apps and certainly
nobody who would develop a windows program would put their customers
through the torture of installing postgres on windows. Your setup (IBO)
indicates a windows app and in this realm postgres is not a threat.

Tim Uckun
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