Performance benchmarks pitting FreeBSD against Windows

Chad Perrin perrin at
Fri Dec 5 08:45:51 PST 2008

On Fri, Dec 05, 2008 at 02:26:50PM +0100, Mel wrote:
> Well, one can find stories like this of course:
> But I'm sure one can find some of the contrary. It does show the value of the 
> benchmark: Is it economically viable to use configuration X vs Y, and 
> performance is only one factor of the descision.

Actually, the only other story that comes immediately to mind of a
PostgreSQL vs. Oracle comparison is this one:

. . . so, in my experience at least, stories to the contrary are pretty
hard to find.

Of course, that seems to be more about PostgreSQL vs. Oracle than FreeBSD
vs. MS Windows.

Chad Perrin [ content licensed PDL: ]
Quoth Thomas McCauley: "The measure of a man's real character is what he
would do if he knew he would never be found out."
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