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Re: Maximum Possible Insert Performance?

From: William Yu <wyu(at)talisys(dot)com>
To: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Maximum Possible Insert Performance?
Date: 2003-11-24 17:19:20
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This is an intriguing thought which leads me to think about a similar 
solution for even a production server and that's a solid state drive for 
just the WAL. What's the max disk space the WAL would ever take up? 
There's quite a few 512MB/1GB/2GB solid state drives available now in 
the ~$200-$500 range and if you never hit those limits...

When my current job batch is done, I'll save a copy of the dir and give 
the WAL on ramdrive a test. And perhaps even buy a Sandisk at the local 
store and run that through the hooper.


Shridhar Daithankar wrote:
> 
> Mount WAL on RAM disk. WAL is most often hit area for heavy 
> updates/inserts. If you spped that up, things should be pretty faster.


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