Running a full, thorough
pgbench evaluation of a server takes several days of system runtime. Starting with PostgreSQL 8.3, the
pgbench-tools program available from http://git.postgresql.org/gitweb?p=pgbench-tools.git, allows for automating multiple runs of
pgbench, including production of graphs showing the results. Earlier PostgreSQL versions did not save all of the needed information to allow for graphing results over time.
On a system that supports running the
git version control software, you can retrieve the source code like this:
$ git clone git://git.postgresql.org/git/pgbench-tools.git $ cd pgbench-tools/
If you're on a database server that doesn't support running
git, you may need to run the above on ...