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Re: tablespaces and DB administration

From: Andreas Pflug <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de>
To: pgsql(at)mohawksoft(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: tablespaces and DB administration
Date: 2004-05-28 10:33:47
Message-ID: 40B7158B.1070005@pse-consulting.de (view raw or flat)
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pgsql(at)mohawksoft(dot)com wrote:

>
>What you are missing is that the RAID is dealing with the multiple drives
>as one drive. Two operations have to happen serially,
>

You're kidding or vastly underestimating raid controllers. The average 
db access is well served with a single block of data, stored on a single 
drive. Nicely parallelizable by a raid controller if it has a minimum of 
smartness.

Regards,
Andreas




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