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Re: SCSI disk: still the way to go?

From: "Ets ROLLAND" <ets(at)rolland-fr(dot)com>
To: "Riccardo Inverni" <riccardo(dot)inverni(at)gmail(dot)com>, <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: SCSI disk: still the way to go?
Date: 2006-05-31 07:16:34
Message-ID: 018701c68482$26dc1410$6400a8c0@lrp43210 (view raw or flat)
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Hello,

3 weeks ago I install a PostgreSQL 8.1.3 server on Windows 2003 server standar edition.
The box is a NEC express5800 TM800 with 4 SATA/300 250 Gb 7200 rpm in RAID10 (0+1).
It works fine, faster than the old server ALTOS with SCSI-3 disks Ultra160 10000 rpm.
I upgraded to 8.1.4.
The embded RAID controler is based on an Intel chipset.
SATA seem convenient.

Luc
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Riccardo Inverni 
  To: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org 
  Sent: Tuesday, May 30, 2006 11:28 PM
  Subject: [GENERAL] SCSI disk: still the way to go?


  Hi guys,

     I have to update a Linux box with PostgreSQL on it, essentially for data warehousing purposes. I had set it up about 3 years ago and at that time the best solution I had been recommended was to use SCSI disks with hardware RAID controllers. 

     Is this still the way to go or things have recently changed? Any other suggestion/advice? What about SAN?

     Thanks.

  Cheers,
  Riccardo

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