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Re: Hardware/OS recommendations for large databases (

From: Steve Wampler <swampler(at)noao(dot)edu>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Alex Turner <armtuk(at)gmail(dot)com>, Luke Lonergan <LLonergan(at)greenplum(dot)com>, Adam Weisberg <Aweisberg(at)seiu1199(dot)org>, pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Hardware/OS recommendations for large databases (
Date: 2005-11-16 14:29:44
Message-ID: 437B4258.8050507@noao.edu (view raw or flat)
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Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> The reason you want the dual core cpus is that PostgreSQL can only
> execute 1 query per cpu at a time,...

Is that true?  I knew that PG only used one cpu per query, but how
does PG know how many CPUs there are to limit the number of queries?

-- 
Steve Wampler -- swampler(at)noao(dot)edu
The gods that smiled on your birth are now laughing out loud.

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