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Re: [ADMIN] performance comparisons...

From: "Gavin M(dot) Roy" <gmr(at)nextpath(dot)com>
To: Matthew Hixson <hixson(at)frozenwave(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgreSQL(dot)org, pgsql-general(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [ADMIN] performance comparisons...
Date: 1998-11-19 18:52:03
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heh, well in addition to my response from Linux-SMP, I am using
PostgresQL and PHP 3

:)  Gavin

Matthew Hixson wrote:
> Hello, I'm currently looking for any documentation anyone on the list
> knows of that shows the performance of Linux on any Intel hardware
> (preferrably a dual PII) for serving web/database services.  I know I'm
> stretching the off-topicness here, but please bear with me.  I promise
> I'll have some more on topic questions soon.
>   I built my first web/database integration system about a year ago using
> PostgreSQL.  It went so well that I'm turning to it again for a large
> (25,000) user project.  PostgreSQL will be used to maintain user
> information and perform other smaller tasks for our customers.
>   What I'm looking for right now is any sort of benchmark that shows how
> much traffic a dual PII machine, running Linux, can handle while
> processing database transaction with PostgreSQL.  Even any document that
> shows how many hits per minute a machine like this could take serving flat
> HTML documents would come in handy.  I have to sell this system (hardware,
> OS, and PostgreSQL) to a customer tomorrow and am looking for anything
> that will convince them that this machine is going to be fast enough.
>   The machine will also have SCSI and anywhere from 128 - 256 MB of RAM.
>   Thanks for any help,
>    -M@
> --
> Matthew Hixson - CIO              Linux, n;
> FroZenWave Communications           the nouveau postmodern operating
>           system for the masses


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