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Re: Choosing a filesystem

From: Matthew Wakeling <matthew(at)flymine(dot)org>
To: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Choosing a filesystem
Date: 2008-09-12 07:45:10
Message-ID: alpine.DEB.1.10.0809120842550.19425@aragorn.flymine.org (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, 11 Sep 2008, Greg Smith wrote:
> If you want your database to perform well on writes, the first thing you do 
> is select a disk controller that performs well, has a well-known stable 
> driver for your OS, has a reasonably large cache (>=256MB), and has a battery 
> backup on it.

Greg, it might be worth you listing a few good RAID controllers. It's 
almost an FAQ. From what I'm hearing, this Intel one doesn't sound like it 
would be on the list.

Matthew

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