PostgreSQL 9.2 benchmarks

elekktretterr at elekktretterr at
Mon Aug 27 02:21:36 PDT 2012

> Some rapid conclusions:
> - Scientific Linux smokes all other operating systems
> - DragonFly and FreeBSD performance is mostly the same, FreeBSD degrades
>   faster under high loads
> - NetBSD has trouble handling high numbers of database clients but still
>   manages to scale when numbers are low
> - Keeping processes on the same location they last ran on increases
>   performance by a few percents

Very interesting. I wonder what do Linux people do differently to get
their OS so much faster. I would have imagined maybe 20% faster than BSDs,
but a whopping 100%? That almost doesn't sound right.

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