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Re: - Advice about hardware configuration

From: "Phillip Smith" <phillip(dot)smith(at)weatherbeeta(dot)com(dot)au>
To: <cbuschini(at)carax(dot)com>,<pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: - Advice about hardware configuration
Date: 2008-04-29 23:24:49
Message-ID: 005601c8aa50$37e32dc0$9b0014ac@wbaus090 (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-novice
> There are going to be 3 DB running on that machine and 10 users will 
> access to these 3 DBs.

What kind of work will be being done? Is it going to have lots of reads
(such as Data Warehousing) or lots of writes?

I'd double the RAM, use 15k drives for the RAID-10 array and make sure
I used a 64-bit O/S.

RAM will make the biggest difference in performance.

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