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Re: Sun Server Location

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com
Cc: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, PostgreSQL www <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Sun Server Location
Date: 2006-05-18 02:38:28
Message-ID: 7183.1147919908@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com> writes:
>> Does it come with a StorEdge array also? The specs say it only supports
>> 4 drives internally. What disks are we talking?

> Four.  There's some limit on the donation, and since Sun doesn't 
> manufacture their own disks, the machines are disk-light.

That's too bad.  With such a serious server, it would be nice to have
some serious disk too, so that community members could experiment with
enterprise-level performance scenarios.

Is there any chance of scaring up some real disk storage from another
interested company?  I understand the point that Sun isn't in a position
to contribute major disk hardware, but maybe someone else is?

			regards, tom lane

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