I want to performance test (aka bake-off) MySQL server rpm against some other forks such as Percona server, MariaDB, and possibly some others. I'm hoping that by asking this question I can better ...
I have an email application that will be called upon to deliver to the UI the number of new messages for a given user on each page load. I have a few variations of things I am testing on the DB level ...
I'm a fan of surrogate keys. There is a risk my findings are confirmation biased. Many questions I've seen both here and at http://stackoverflow.com use natural keys instead of surrogate keys based ...
I'm trying to get PostgreSQL to aggressively auto vacuum my database. I've currently configured auto vacuum as follows: autovacuum_vacuum_cost_delay = 0 #Turn off cost based vacuum ...
Is there any tool available which can do stress testing using the log file created by MySQL general log? After a lot of search on google I found few stress testing tools which only use some benchmarks ...
Many times when trying to come up with an efficient database design the best course of action is to build two sample databases, fill them with data, and run some queries against them to see which one ...
As you can see from another question of mine, generating test data is my theme right now. At this point, I'm still generating my test data by hand. However, this process always generates small ...
Before running a performance test / baseline for an app that uses SQL Server, I want to be able to set the instance to a "clean" state, without restarting the instance. There are steps I tend to ...
When comparing the execution time of two different queries, it's important to clear the cache to make sure that the execution of the first query does not alter the performance of the second. In a ...
Does anyone know of any existing tools/products that accomplish what I'm trying to do? After searching around for a bit the only thing I could find surrounding what I'm trying to accomplish is ...