[Mondrian] RE: TPC-H for Mondrian

Sherman Wood swood at jaspersoft.com
Sun Dec 23 14:02:16 EST 2007


Agreed.

Given TPC-H is an official database + hardware test, as opposed to an OLAP
engine test, we should be able to avoid the marketing wars.


Sherman

-----Original Message-----
From: mondrian-bounces at pentaho.org [mailto:mondrian-bounces at pentaho.org]
On Behalf Of John V. Sichi
Sent: Sunday, December 23, 2007 7:36 AM
To: jhyde at pentaho.org; Mondrian developer mailing list
Subject: Re: [Mondrian] RE: TPC-H for Mondrian

Good point.  You'll probably want to publish this as an official policy 
with a short URL so that flamewar threads can be cut short quickly with 
a single link :)

JVS

Julian Hyde wrote:
>> Since there are strict rules about reporting TPC-H results of 
>> any kind, 
>> we should make it clear via disclaimers and naming that this is an 
>> unofficial multidimensional adaptation and not the real TPC-H 
>> benchmark.
> 
> Agreed.
> 
> I would also like to avoid acrimonious debate about performance numbers
for
> mondrian running on various platforms. Our goal is to make mondrian the
OLAP
> best engine for all operating systems and databases, not to play
favorites
> or allow people to advertise how wonderful their system is.
> 
> So, I propose that people don't publish numbers in this forum; DBMS
vendors
> are of course welcome to publish numbers on their own forums.
> 
> It may be necessary to discuss numbers for development purposes, e.g.
> "Running MySQL, I added an index and query A went from 100s down to
30s".
> This is acceptable as long as the specifics (hardware platform, memory,
disk
> specification) are kept to a minimum necessary to have a technical
> discussion, and direct comparisons to competing platforms (e.g. Oracle,
or
> Linux vs. Windows) are not made.
> 
> Julian
> 
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