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Re: [PERFORMANCE] Buying hardware

From: "M(dot) Edward (Ed) Borasky" <znmeb(at)cesmail(dot)net>
To: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [PERFORMANCE] Buying hardware
Date: 2009-01-27 14:03:30
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M. Edward (Ed) Borasky wrote:
> Given large amounts of RAM and only PostgreSQL running in the server,
> the interesting trade-offs become
> 
> a. How little memory can you buy without putting your service level
> agreements at risk?
> 
> b. How do you allocate the PostgreSQL-specific memory buffers at the
> expense of the Linux page cache for optimum performance?

c. What do I do with the idle cores? :)

(or, how can I exploit them by changing my database design or the
PostgreSQL architecture?)

-- 
M. Edward (Ed) Borasky

I've never met a happy clam. In fact, most of them were pretty steamed.

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