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Re: PostgreSQL clustering VS MySQL clustering

From: Hannu Krosing <hannu(at)tm(dot)ee>
To: Hervé Piedvache <herve(at)elma(dot)fr>
Cc: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>,pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL clustering VS MySQL clustering
Date: 2005-01-23 23:44:39
Message-ID: 1106523879.5790.5.camel@fuji.krosing.net (view raw or flat)
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Ühel kenal päeval (neljapäev, 20. jaanuar 2005, 16:00+0100), kirjutas
Hervé Piedvache:

> > Will both do what you want. Replicator is easier to setup but
> > Slony is free.
> 
> No ... as I have said ... how I'll manage a database getting a table of may be 
> 250 000 000 records ? I'll need incredible servers ... to get quick access or 
> index reading ... no ?
> 
> So what we would like to get is a pool of small servers able to make one 
> virtual server ... for that is called a Cluster ... no ?
> 
> I know they are not using PostgreSQL ... but how a company like Google do to 
> get an incredible database in size and so quick access ?

They use lots of boxes and lots custom software to implement a very
specific kind of cluster.

> regards,
-- 
Hannu Krosing <hannu(at)tm(dot)ee>

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