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Re: Which platfform do you recommend?

From: Evan Rempel <erempel(at)uvic(dot)ca>
To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Which platfform do you recommend?
Date: 2004-10-15 16:51:37
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Do you have a reference for the post that Chris Browne made?
I would be very interested to see the performance differences for the
different filesystems.

Evan.

On Fri, 15 Oct 2004, Andrew Sullivan wrote:

> Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2004 12:33:39 -0400
> From: Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca>
> To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: Re: [pgsql-advocacy] Which platfform do you recommend?
>
> On Wed, Oct 13, 2004 at 01:38:45AM +0300, Devrim GUNDUZ wrote:
> >
> > For Linux, ext3 seems better, but under some circumstances ext2 could run
> > more stable. Check pgsql-perform list archives for more discussions on
> > filesystems on Linux.
>
> Some time ago, Chris Browne posted some test results he did.  It
> turned out that jfs beat xfs, and that either of them completely
> trounced both reiser and ext3.  In particular, ext3 was just plain
> slow.  We won't consider ext2 because it's too dangerous in case of
> crash.
>
> A
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