Subject: Re: PostgreSQL
To: Marcin Jessa <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg 'groggy' Lehey <grog@NetBSD.org>
Date: 02/02/2006 11:04:12
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On Thursday, 2 February 2006 at 0:06:35 +0000, Marcin Jessa wrote:
> Hi guys.
> I read some emails on one of the FreeBSD mailings list about MySQL
> performance on FreeBSD vs Linux and it seems like Linux performs
> better compared to FreeBSD 4.x and 6.x with different threading
> models. There are some benchmarks avaliable but unfortunatelly they
> do not include NetBSD.
For those of you who don't know, one of my other hats is being a
developer for MySQL. Unlike FreeBSD, NetBSD is not a "fully
supported" platform for MySQL. If anybody wants to change that, I'll
do what I can to help.
> Now, my O.S of choice is NetBSD and my open source database of
> choice is PostgreSQL. I am working on a project which will use a
> pretty buisy database with many simultanous selects, inserts and
> update queries running on 64-bit Opteron CPU's. I have little
> experience with running buisy databases and I basically used MySQL
> for things like small scale email services, user authentication with
> radius and web frontends (couple of hundred users). I was wondering
> if any of you have experience with PostgreSQL's performance on
> NetBSD 3.0 or CURRENT compared to other open source O.S's. What
> threading model will be used and how does database generally perform
> on NetBSD? Please be honest, I promice not to cry if you suggest a
> different O.S :)
I'll follow the discussion with interest :-)
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