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Re: Optimizing disk throughput on quad Opteron

From: Vivek Khera <vivek(at)khera(dot)org>
To: "Pgsql-Performance ((((E-mail))))" <pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Optimizing disk throughput on quad Opteron
Date: 2006-10-23 21:08:54
Message-ID: 9556D726-3C9F-470D-A84F-C370D7FDA146@khera.org (view raw or flat)
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On Oct 23, 2006, at 4:59 PM, Joshua D. Drake wrote:

>> If I had $50k budget, I'd be buying the SunFire X4500 and running
>> Solaris + ZFS on it.  However, you're limited to 2 dual core  
>> Opterons,
>> it seems.
>
> The HP 585 will give you quad dual core :)

but can you sling the bits to and from the disk as fast as the  
X4500?  the speed numbers on the i/o of the x4500 are mind-numbing.

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