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Re: How much ram is too much

From: Jim Nasby <decibel(at)decibel(dot)org>
To: Dave Cramer <pg(at)fastcrypt(dot)com>
Cc: postgresql performance list <pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: How much ram is too much
Date: 2007-06-11 03:11:13
Message-ID: D4B7C576-0CC5-43B2-9BD6-7F38D5E12FB9@decibel.org (view raw or flat)
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On Jun 8, 2007, at 11:31 AM, Dave Cramer wrote:
> Is it possible that providing 128G of ram is too much ? Will other  
> systems in the server bottleneck ?

Providing to what? PostgreSQL? The OS? My bet is that you'll run into  
issues with how shared_buffers are managed if you actually try and  
set them to anything remotely close to 128GB.
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Jim Nasby                                            jim(at)nasby(dot)net
EnterpriseDB      http://enterprisedb.com      512.569.9461 (cell)



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