Dave Page wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Bruce Momjian [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > Sent: 23 November 2004 15:06
> > To: Dave Page
> > Cc: Merlin Moncure; [EMAIL PROTECTED];
> > PostgreSQL Win32 port list
> > Subject: Re: [pgsql-hackers-win32] scalability issues on win32
> > The general opinion of server users is that you need 2-4 more
> > Win32 servers to do the same work as one Unix-like server.
> > That and the difficulty of automated administration and
> > security problems is what is preventing Win32 from making
> > greater inroads into the server marketplace.
> > Of course these are just generalizations.
> I'd rather avoid an OS advocacy war here, but if I'm honest, with group
> policy and other tools such as SUS, I find that my Windows servers are
> actually easier to administer than the Linux ones (I have about a 50-50
> mix at work). Perhaps that's because I favour Slackware though?
> As for the 2-4 servers quote, I find that a little on the high side. I
> agree that generally you might expect a little more performance from an
> equivalent Linux system on the same hardware, but in my practical
> experience the difference is far less than you suggest.
I have never run the tests myself. I am just quoting what I have heard,
and maybe that information is a few years old.
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