[pgpool-general: 1802] Re: pgpool vs. pgbouncer

Tatsuo Ishii ishii at postgresql.org
Thu May 30 07:37:05 JST 2013

> On 05/26/2013 08:29 AM, Jeff Frost wrote:
>> I think pgbouncer will really shine when it is running locally on the
>> application server with a separate PostgreSQL server.
>> Also, I'm not sure 10 clients with 1 thread is large enough contention
>> to push the performance of either pgpool or pgbouncer.
> Agreed. Although I do think seeing the slower portion of pgbench is
> interesting for the standard pooling case. I wonder, does pgpool-ii
> parse even when in just pooling mode?


BTW, by knowing that pgbouncer's transaction mode is alomost 40%
slower than session mode, I noticed what people wants to have is not
just throughput, but the ability to allow large number of concurrent
connections unless pgbouncers's user rarely use the transaction mode.
Tatsuo Ishii
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