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Re: suggestions for postgresql setup on Dell 2950 , PERC6i controller

From: Glyn Astill <glynastill(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: Matt Burke <mattblists(at)icritical(dot)com>, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: Scott Carey <scott(at)richrelevance(dot)com>, "pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: suggestions for postgresql setup on Dell 2950 , PERC6i controller
Date: 2009-02-06 14:34:50
Message-ID: 333285.85995.qm@web23605.mail.ird.yahoo.com (view raw or flat)
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--- On Fri, 6/2/09, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> wrote:

> Stupid question, but why do people bother with the Perc
> line of cards if
> the LSI brand is better?  It seems the headache of trying
> to get the
> Perc cards to perform is not worth any money saved.

I think in most cases the dell cards actually cost more, people end up stuck with them because they come bundled with their servers - they find out too late that they've got a lemon.

Up until recently those in charge of buying hardware where I work insisted everything be supplied from dell. Fortunately that policy is no more; I have enough paperweights.


      

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