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Re: PG on NFS may be just a bad idea

From: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
To: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org, Mija Lee <mija(at)scharp(dot)org>
Subject: Re: PG on NFS may be just a bad idea
Date: 2007-10-01 18:54:48
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On Mon, 2007-10-01 at 19:36 +0100, Simon Riggs wrote:

> > I *do* think it's an accurate statement that if you're going to use 
> > Postgres, or any other OLTP database, on NFS you'd better have access to 
> > a NAS expert.  But to say that it's a bad idea even if you have expert 
> > help is probably going to far.
> 
> I can see many papers on database performance on NFS, but I don't see
> any discussion of potential reliability concerns. If anybody sits near
> an NAS expert, it would be great to have that discussion.

http://blogs.netapp.com/dave/2007/08/oracle-optimize.html

-- 
  Simon Riggs
  2ndQuadrant  http://www.2ndQuadrant.com


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