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Re: Anyone familiar with Apple Xserve RAID

From: Doug McNaught <doug(at)mcnaught(dot)org>
To: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Anyone familiar with Apple Xserve RAID
Date: 2004-08-25 22:52:05
Message-ID: 87657625m2.fsf@asmodeus.mcnaught.org (view raw or flat)
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Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com> writes:

> Robert,
>
>> Just curious if folks have ever used this for a postgresql server and if
>> they used it with OSX/BSD/Linux. Even if you haven't used it, if you
>> know of something comparable I'd be interested.  TIA
>
\> Last I checked Apple was still shipping the XServes with SATA drives
> and a PROMISE controller, both very consumer-grade (and not
> server-grade) hardware.  I can't recommend the XServe as a database
> platform.  SCSI still makes a difference for databases, more because
> of the controllers than anything else.

The XServe RAID is fibre-channel.  

-Doug
-- 
Let us cross over the river, and rest under the shade of the trees.
   --T. J. Jackson, 1863


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