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Re: Migrate postgres to newer hardware

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Renato Oliveira <renato(dot)oliveira(at)grant(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: Tino Schwarze <postgresql(at)tisc(dot)de>, "pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Migrate postgres to newer hardware
Date: 2010-03-30 15:15:52
Message-ID: 19069.1269962152@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Renato Oliveira <renato(dot)oliveira(at)grant(dot)co(dot)uk> writes:
> If I use postgres 32 bit will it benefit from the extra memory on the system?

Yes, although perhaps not as much as you'd get with a 64-bit build.
You still get the ability to have more than 4GB worth of kernel-managed
disk cache, and in many situations that's all the value of a 64-bit
machine anyway.  You can find lots and lots about that in the
pgsql-performance archives.

			regards, tom lane

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