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Re: [PERFORM] [OFF-TOPIC] - Known maximum size of the PostgreSQL

From: Shridhar Daithankar <shridhar(at)frodo(dot)hserus(dot)net>
To: PostgreSQL Advocacy <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [PERFORM] [OFF-TOPIC] - Known maximum size of the PostgreSQL
Date: 2004-05-06 08:43:25
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Richard Huxton wrote:

> Christopher Kings-Lynne wrote:
> 
>>>> What's the case of bigger database PostgreSQL (so greate and amount of
>>>> registers) that they know???
>> Didn't someone say that RedSheriff had a 10TB postgres database or 
>> something?
>  From http://www.redsheriff.com/us/news/news_4_201.html
> 
> "According to the company, RedSheriff processes 10 billion records a 
> month and the total amount of data managed is more than 32TB. Griffin 
> said PostgreSQL has been in production for 12 months with not a single 
> database fault in that time “The stability of the database can not be 
> questioned. Needless to say, we are extremely happy."
> 
> I think it's safe to assume this is not on a spare Dell 600SC though.
> 

I think we should have a case study for that. And publish it on our regular 
news/press contacts(Can't imagine the flame war on /...Umm Yummy..:-)). It would 
make a lot of noise and gain visibility for us.

Of course Red Sherrif need to co-operate and spell the details and/or moderate 
what we write, but all in all, 32TB database is uber-cool..:-)

  Shridhar

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