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Re: [HACKERS] PG on NFS may be just a bad idea

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org, pgsql-novice(at)postgreSQL(dot)org, Mija Lee <mija(at)scharp(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] PG on NFS may be just a bad idea
Date: 2007-10-01 17:24:41
Message-ID: 18214.1191259481@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com> writes:
>> Maybe we need to actively discourage people from running Postgres
>> against NFS-mounted data directories.

> It's hard to reconcile this with the real-world performance of 
> PostgreSQL on NFS, which is happening all over the place.  Most notably, 
> Joe Conway's 20,000 txn/sec.

This is not a question of performance, it is a question of whether you
are willing to tolerate corner-case misbehaviors.

			regards, tom lane

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