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Re: Postgre and Web Request

From: Shridhar Daithankar <shridhar(at)frodo(dot)hserus(dot)net>
To: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Postgre and Web Request
Date: 2004-04-29 06:56:28
Message-ID: 4090A71C.5020101@frodo.hserus.net (view raw or flat)
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Hervé Piedvache wrote:

> Le mercredi 28 Avril 2004 20:56, Joshua D. Drake a écrit :
> 
>>>            1. With the OS? Will it crash?
>>
>>See above. And actually if you really did have a situation where 10,000
>>users accessed the site at the exact same time you would need a pretty
>>large cluster to handle it... regardless of PostgreSQL.
> Excuse for my stupid question, Joshua, but how do you make a PostgreSQL 
> Cluster ??? I'm really interesting about this solution ...

You seem to misunderstand. In postgresql, a database installation is called as 
cluster. When you initdb, it initializes a database area where more than one 
databases can be created. Since there are more than one databases, such an 
installation is called as database cluster.

It is not like a beowulf cluster..:-)

HTH

  Shridhar

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