This blog compares how PostgreSQL and MySQL handle millions of
queries per second.
Anastasia: Can open source
databases cope with millions of queries per second? Many open
source advocates would answer “yes.” However, assertions aren’t
enough for well-grounded proof. That’s why in this blog post, we
share the benchmark testing results from Alexander Korotkov (CEO
of Development, Postgres Professional) and Sveta Smirnova
(Principal Technical Services Engineer, Percona). The comparative
research of PostgreSQL 9.6 and MySQL 5.7 performance will be
especially valuable for environments with multiple databases.
The idea behind this research is to provide an honest comparison
for the two popular RDBMSs. Sveta and Alexander wanted to test
the most recent versions of both MySQL and PostgreSQL with the
same tool, under the same challenging …[Read more]