Forum OpenACS Q&A: Response to Oracle Million Dollar Challenge

Posted by Li-fan Chen on
Having access to the source isn't a silver bullet, but there must be something you can do. What are some ideas you have in mind that will enable PostgreSQL to be 10 or 20 times faster than it used to be? What kind of application will this tuning be effective for? Will you be writing tools to help people tune PostgreSQL more effectively? Or perhaps rearchitecting the database engine so that it is more easily enhancible? What do you have in mind?