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Re: What is the best way to storage music files in Postgresql

From: "Andrej Ricnik-Bay" <andrej(dot)groups(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Craig Ringer" <craig(at)postnewspapers(dot)com(dot)au>
Cc: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: What is the best way to storage music files in Postgresql
Date: 2008-03-18 17:44:48
Message-ID: b35603930803181044y666f0e7r66b6d2606812a354@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On 18/03/2008, Craig Ringer <craig(at)postnewspapers(dot)com(dot)au> wrote:
> Isn't a 10 or 24 spindle RAID 5 array awfully likely to encounter a
>  double disk failure (such as during the load imposed by rebuild onto a
>  spare) ?

I never said that we actually USED that set-up.  I just said
I did extensive testing with varied RAID-setups. ;}  We did go
with the 10 in the end because of that very consideration.

It's just that the mantra "RAID5 = slow writes" isn't quite true.


Cheers,
Andrej


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