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Re: running benchmark test on a 50GB database

From: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <jim(at)nasby(dot)net>
To: Chris Mair <chrisnospam(at)1006(dot)org>
Cc: Nuno Alves <nuno(dot)alexandre(dot)alves(at)gmail(dot)com>,pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: running benchmark test on a 50GB database
Date: 2006-09-20 22:05:02
Message-ID: 20060920220502.GE28987@nasby.net (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, Sep 20, 2006 at 05:47:41PM +0200, Chris Mair wrote:
> 
> > I am running bechmark test in a 50 GB postgresql database.
> > I have the postgresql.conf with all parameters by default.
> > In this configuration the database is very, very slow.
> > 
> > Could you please tell which is the best configuration?
> > 
> > My system:
> > Pentium D 3.0Ghz
> > RAM: 1GB
> > HD: 150GB SATA
> 
> We don't know what your database looks like, what the
> queries are you're running, what "very, very
> slow" means for you and what version of PostgreSQL
> on what OS this is :/
> 
> The two links are a good starting point to tuning your DB:
> http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.1/static/performance-tips.html
> http://www.powerpostgresql.com/PerfList/

Also, 1G is kinda light on memory for a 50G database.
-- 
Jim Nasby                                            jim(at)nasby(dot)net
EnterpriseDB      http://enterprisedb.com      512.569.9461 (cell)

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