PosgreSQL vs. MySQL for OLAP

Jayce^ jason at infogenix.com
Wed Jan 18 12:54:19 MST 2006

Barry Roberts wrote:
> So, my questions are, does anybody know of any benchmarks, or have
> experience with either pg or my that would influence my decision?
> I'm leaning towards PostgreSQL ATM.  Probably running on dual Opteron
> with a bunch of SATA drives.  But that's just a SWAG for now.

Based off that information, either should work totally fine. I'd just go
with whichever one you, or the other people working on it, know best,
especially in terms of server tuning.  Both will want some extra care to
be ready to handle that large of data optimally.


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