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Re: Location of PostgreSQL Performance Test Lab

From: "Gavin M(dot) Roy" <gmr(at)myyearbook(dot)com>
To: josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com
Cc: "Peter Eisentraut" <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Location of PostgreSQL Performance Test Lab
Date: 2007-07-31 18:36:02
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That could possibly be arranged, let me make some calls... 1/2 cab?

On 7/31/07, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com> wrote:
> Peter,
>
> > A requirement to have 4 machines at one site to perform a particular
> > test is not a logical reason to reject the possibility of having, say,
> > 20 machines at 5 sites to perform all kinds of tests, when the
> > alternative is to have no machines at no sites.
>
> Ah, I see the misunderstanding.  Would that we were talking about 20
> machines.  Right now I'm twisting arms to get 5 servers and 4 JBODs, which
> we need in the same location to make use of them.  So we need these
> initial machines in one place, as much as possible, to make use of them.
>
> > If you can find someone to host everything, great, but you have in fact
> > already rejected two machines because they are not at the right
> > location, when I can see great use for those machines no matter where
> > they are.
>
> The peformance testing we can do without storage (drives) is very limited.
> Currently, the only storage I have is located in the US.  In my
> experience, storage is the hardest thing to get donated so I don't really
> expect to find some in Europe soon.
>
> Gavin's machine is the exception becuase it comes with a 28-disk array.
> Still, we could do even more with it if we had another machine or two in
> that location.
>
> --
> --Josh
>
> Josh Berkus
> PostgreSQL @ Sun
> San Francisco
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