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Re: Hardware spec

From: "Claus Guttesen" <kometen(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Willo van der Merwe" <willo(at)mirasol(dot)co(dot)za>
Cc: Decibel! <decibel(at)decibel(dot)org>, "Richard Huxton" <dev(at)archonet(dot)com>, pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Hardware spec
Date: 2007-09-12 07:17:23
Message-ID: b41c75520709120017g735826a3o4d060b3931ff39b1@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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> > Get yourself the ability to benchmark your application. This is
> > invaluable^W a requirement for any kind of performance tuning.
> >
> I'm pretty happy with the performance of the database at this stage.
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but AFAIK a load of 3.5 on a quad is not
> overloading it. It also seem to scale well, so if application's demand
> increases I see a minimal increase in database server load.
>
> I was just looking for some pointers as to where to go to ITO hardware
> for the future, as I can now spec a new  machine. I mean is it really
> worth while going for one of those RAID controllers with the battery
> backed cache, for instance. If so, are there any specific ones to look
> out for? Which is better RAID 5, a large RAID 10 or smaller RAID 10's?
> Should I bother with RAID at all?

These issues have been covered before. You may want to search the
archives and get the relevant pointers.

-- 
regards
Claus

When lenity and cruelty play for a kingdom,
the gentlest gamester is the soonest winner.

Shakespeare

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