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Re: possible os recommendations

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: David(dot)Bear(at)asu(dot)edu
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: possible os recommendations
Date: 2005-05-24 03:07:01
Message-ID: 42929A55.1080309@commandprompt.com (view raw or flat)
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> 
> I'm more concerned though about the complete experience, i.e.
> postgresql performance on Linux vs Bsd vs Windows...
> Maintainability.. Stability... os tweeks that were really needed to
> make pg work well, etc.

Linux and FreeBSD is going to be your best bet. BSD is a little better
and dealing with very, very high loads. Linux tends (at least from my 
experience) to be a little quicker. So it depends on your needs.

Basically if you stay with Linux (2.6 kernel) or FreeBSD (4.9+) you 
should be rock solid.

Sincerely,

Joshua D. Drake

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