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Wednesday, May 12 • 06:00 - 06:30
Performance Comparison of MySQL and PostgreSQL Based on Kernel Level Analysis [30Min]

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In this talk the author will show the results of performance comparison between MySQL and PostgreSQL using well known benchmarks such as sysbench and tpcc, and analyze the causes of such differences in terms of the database kernel design and key algorithms of the two competitors, in their kernel modules and functionality including transaction management, access methods, query processing, among others.

Following that, the author will show why the Kunlun distributed DBMS can combine the strengths of MySQL and PostgreSQL and avoid their weaknesses to achieve outstanding performance.

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David Zhao

database systems expert, zettadb
Zhao Wei (David Zhao) has been working on database kernels throughout his career. He worked on Oracle Berkeley DB and MySQL in the two outstanding global teams in Oracle during 2007 and 2015, and he worked in Tencent to upgrade its TDSQL from a table sharding solution to a full-fledged... Read More →

Wednesday May 12, 2021 06:00 - 06:30 EDT
Room #1