Importing OSM data in PostgreSQL database, best pratices

Hi all,
I try to find some shortest paths between nodes (POI). New in the routing world, I come here to ask what’s the best way to import roads and nodes in a PostgreSQL database. Trying osm2pgrouting on a 10x10 km area (in France), I get ways and nodes tables which is great but it’s really too slow on my humble computer. After that I have tried osm2po which is fast but there’s no nodes table :-/ So, is there a better way to : import and prepare roads for routing, and to store only some interesting POI from a .osm.pbf file?

Thanks for your help

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