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From Rahul Bhattacharjee <rahul.rec....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Low latency data access Vs High throughput of data
Date Wed, 22 May 2013 04:08:05 GMT
Waoh! I know what latency is and what throughput is , but when someone asks
me this question , I was never able to answer it to me satisfaction. Now I
can.

Thanks a lot!


On Wed, May 22, 2013 at 12:21 AM, Jens Scheidtmann <
jens.scheidtmann@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Chris, hi Raj,
>
> in relational databases there are different targets for the optimizer:
> Return the first record as fast as possible, even if reading through the
> whole dataset takes longer (low latency)
> Return all rows as fast as possible, even if reading the first record may
> take a longer time (highest throughput)
>
> Best regards,
>
> Jens
>

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