Demanding the Impossible: Rigorous Database Benchmarking

It’s easy to conduct a misleading benchmark, and notoriously hard to design a correct and rigorous enough one. Have you ever asked why?

In this talk we will discuss database benchmarking on example of PostgreSQL:

  • What is the best model to think about benchmarking?
  • What are the typical technical challenges? How much PostgreSQL details one needs to know to not mess up and draw right conclusions?
  • How to analyze the results, and what does it have to do with statistics?
18 minutes
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Dmitrii Dolgov, Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat

Dmitrii Dolgov is a PostgreSQL contributor and Software Engineer.

P99 CONF OCT. 23 + 24, 2024

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