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Re: most bang for buck with ~ $20,000

From: Kenji Morishige <kenjim(at)juniper(dot)net>
To: "Thomas F(dot) O'Connell" <tfo(at)sitening(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org, kenjim(at)juniper(dot)net
Subject: Re: most bang for buck with ~ $20,000
Date: 2006-08-08 22:07:45
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The 1+0 on the WAL is better than on PGDATA? I guess I'm confused about the
write sequence of the data. I will research more, thank you!
-Kenji

On Tue, Aug 08, 2006 at 04:59:09PM -0500, Thomas F. O'Connell wrote:
> 
> On Aug 8, 2006, at 4:49 PM, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> 
> >>I am considering a setup such as this:
> >>  - At least dual cpu (possibly with 2 cores each)
> >>  - 4GB of RAM
> >>  - 2 disk RAID 1 array for root disk
> >>  - 4 disk RAID 1+0 array for PGDATA
> >>  - 2 disk RAID 1 array for pg_xlog
> >>Does anyone know a vendor that might be able provide such setup?
> 
> Wouldn't it be preferable to put WAL on a multi-disk RAID 10 if you  
> had the opportunity? This gives you the redundancy of RAID 1 but  
> approaches the performance of RAID 0, especially as you add disks to  
> the array. In benchmarking, I've seen consistent success with this  
> approach.
> 
> --
> Thomas F. O'Connell
> Sitening, LLC
> 
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