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Re: Hardware recommendations to scale to silly load

From: "Shridhar Daithankar" <shridhar_daithankar(at)persistent(dot)co(dot)in>
To: PgSQL Performance ML <pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Hardware recommendations to scale to silly load
Date: 2003-08-28 14:23:13
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On 28 Aug 2003 at 11:05, Chris Bowlby wrote:

> On Tue, 2003-08-26 at 23:59, Ron Johnson wrote:
> 
> > What a fun exercises.  Ok, lets see:
> > Postgres 7.3.4
> > RH AS 2.1
> > 12GB RAM
> > motherboard with 64 bit 66MHz PCI slots
> > 4 - Xenon 3.0GHz (1MB cache) CPUs
> > 8 - 36GB 15K RPM as RAID10 on a 64 bit 66MHz U320 controller
> >     having 512MB cache (for database)
> > 2 - 36GB 15K RPM as RAID1 on a 64 bit 66MHz U320 controller
> >     having 512MB cache (for OS, swap, WAL files)
> > 1 - library tape drive plugged into the OS' SCSI controller.  I
> >     prefer DLT, but that's my DEC bias.
> > 1 - 1000 volt UPS.
> 
>  Be careful here, we've seen that with the P4 Xeon's that are
> hyper-threaded and a system that has very high disk I/O causes the
> system to be sluggish and slow. But after disabling the hyper-threading
> itself, our system flew..

Anybody has opteron working? Hows' the performance?

Bye
 Shridhar

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Adonais?",		   stardate 3468.1.


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