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Re: Largest PostgreSQL 8.x DB someone is running?

From: Michelle Konzack <linux4michelle(at)tamay-dogan(dot)net>
To: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Largest PostgreSQL 8.x DB someone is running?
Date: 2008-09-25 18:58:18
Message-ID: 20080925185818.GW2187@tamay-dogan.net (view raw or flat)
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Am 2008-09-21 22:14:56, schrieb Keaton Adams:
> What is the the largest PostgreSQL 8.x database that is running in a
> production environment that you are aware of?  We top out at roughly
> 400 GB but have a need for a new project to go much, much larger (in
> the several TB range).  I am attempting to get a feel for how large
> one should take a single PostgreSQL database, given all of the
> operational concerns such as overall performance with a thousand+
> concurrent users, times/space requirements for backups and restores,
> how to upgrade to newer upcoming versions of the software, etc.
> especially since there are no parallel operations/features in the
> product.
> 
> Any information you can provide would be very helpful.

My own "military" database has now arround 1,1 TByte and the  largest  I
know is one of my customers running three dinosaur from Sun Microsystems
with each more then 500 SCSI drives of 300 GByte.

So it is arround 21-25 TByte but do not ask me about the Electricity bill:-)

Thanks, Greetings and nice Day/Evening
    Michelle Konzack
    Systemadministrator
    24V Electronic Engineer
    Tamay Dogan Network
    Debian GNU/Linux Consultant


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