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Re: [OFF-TOPIC] - Known maximum size of the

From: Don Vaillancourt <donv(at)webimpact(dot)com>
To: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [OFF-TOPIC] - Known maximum size of the
Date: 2004-05-06 13:47:08
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Here's a question a little off-topic.

What would a 32TB database hardware configuration look like.  I'm assuming 
200GB hard-drives which would total 160 of them.  Double that if you mirror 
them.

Am I correct?

At 04:13 AM 06/05/2004, you wrote:
>Christopher Kings-Lynne wrote:
>>>>What's the case of bigger database PostgreSQL (so greate and amount of
>>>>registers) that they know???
>>
>>Didn't someone say that RedSheriff had a 10TB postgres database or something?
>
> From http://www.redsheriff.com/us/news/news_4_201.html
>
>"According to the company, RedSheriff processes 10 billion records a month 
>and the total amount of data managed is more than 32TB. Griffin said 
>PostgreSQL has been in production for 12 months with not a single database 
>fault in that time "The stability of the database can not be questioned. 
>Needless to say, we are extremely happy."
>
>I think it's safe to assume this is not on a spare Dell 600SC though.
>
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