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Postgres vs. SQL Server

Dave Page5/7/2010

A colleague of mine (thanks Jimbo!) pointed me towards a benchmark comparison of Postgres 8.3.8 on RHEL 5.4 versus SQL Server 2008 R2 on Windows Server 2008 R2, performed and written up by Red Hat. I hadn't seen it before, so figured that maybe others hadn't either:

http://www.redhat.com/pdf/rhel/bmsql-postgres-sqlsrvr-v1.0-1.pdf

Can't wait for the result? The elephant wins :-)

Dave Page is Vice President and Chief Architect, Database Infrastructure, currently working in the CTO team on research and development, best practices with Postgres, and providing high-level guidance and support for key customers.  Dave has been working with PostgreSQL since 1998 and is one of seve ...