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Re: Making the most of memory?

From: Florian Weimer <fweimer(at)bfk(dot)de>
To: Matthew <matthew(at)flymine(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Making the most of memory?
Date: 2008-01-24 14:26:46
Message-ID: 82tzl39u55.fsf@mid.bfk.de (view raw or flat)
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> So, that web site seems to list products starting at about 32GB in a
> separate rack-mounted box with redundant everything. I'd be more
> interested in just putting the WAL on an SSD device, so 500MB or 1GB
> would be quite sufficient. Can anyone point me towards such a device?

A dedicated RAID controller with battery-backed cache of ssuficient
size and two mirrored disks should not perform that bad, and has the
advantage of easy availability.

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