Automated Benchmarking

by bitznbitez

Naturally the best benchmark is your own workload.  Any canned benchmark will be different than the live workload you witness on your particular system.   Still for kicking the tires on a new DBMS installation, for exploring tuning impacts of various variables in general etc. canned benchmarks can be marvelous.

HammerDB appears to be just the ticket.   It supports TPC-C and TPC-H against SQLServer, MySql, Oracle, Greenplum, Postgres and Redis.   It runs on windows and linux.

Check it out at the above link.