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Re: PostgreSQL and virtualization

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: arnaulist(at)andromeiberica(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL and virtualization
Date: 2007-08-24 14:28:43
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Arnau wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
>   I'd like to do some tests with replication, high availability, ...
> with PostgreSQL. The problem I have is I don't have enough hardware to
> do such tests, so I'd like to use virtualization. I'd like to do it
> using linux. Nowadays there several products to do it Xen, Qemu, VMware,
> ... and I don't have any experience with any of them. Anybody has tried
> anything like this?

Vmware server is free (as in beer) as it by far the easiest to get
running. However, it will also be slower than Xen. If you are just
testing, use VMWare.

Joshua D. Drake

> 
> Cheers!


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