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Re: Two hard drives --- what to do with them?

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Carlos Moreno <moreno_pg(at)mochima(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Two hard drives --- what to do with them?
Date: 2007-02-25 03:58:51
Message-ID: 2055.1172375931@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Carlos Moreno <moreno_pg(at)mochima(dot)com> writes:
> The question is: does PostgreSQL have separate, independent areas that
> require storage such that performance would be noticeably boosted if
> the multiple storage operations could be done simultaneously?

The standard advice in this area is to put pg_xlog on a separate
spindle; although that probably is only important for update-intensive
applications.  You did not tell us anything about your application...

			regards, tom lane

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