It appears to be an interesting bug in some versions of Oracle 10g, on Linux 2.6.x oracle process goes in loop doing times() system call if machine uptime < 199 days. Nice!!! / Oracle refs are bug 4612267 and 5867987 ) . The solution is to reboot.
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Google translate of 2 posts in Russian section of LJ about route costs look up problem commonly faced by telephony operators
Full Text Search benchmark, Oracle vs Postgres, on 2x Quad core Xeon, 8G RAM, 2 SSDs x RAID 1. Pg is being slightly faster when query contains several words, once word count increases, oracle leaps ahead (suggesting a more mature FTS implementation)
PostgreSQL, MySQL and Oracle are compared using reasonable hardware setup and TPC-C like test with BenchmarkSQL tool (JDBC ) . This post will probably disappear soon as the author clearly violates oracle license that does not permit publishing benchma…
some faq on oracle’s parallel query processing