PostgreSQL 9.2 benchmarks

Andrey N. Oktyabrski ano at
Tue Aug 28 09:49:23 PDT 2012

On 08/27/2012 01:21 PM, elekktretterr at wrote:
>> 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.
I think, under Solaris/Illumos (UFS) PostgreSQL will be faster than Linux.

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