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Re: Postgresql on Solaris versus Linux

From: Naomi Walker <nwalke(at)eldocomp(dot)com>
To: "Tomeh, Husam" <htomeh(at)firstam(dot)com>
Cc: PgSQL Admin <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Postgresql on Solaris versus Linux
Date: 2005-02-25 17:50:16
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Tomeh, Husam wrote:
> I know PostgreSQL favorite platform is Linux. Management at my workplace
> might is interested on trying PostgreSQL on Solaris. To me, it's like
> moving Oracle from Solaris platform to IBM AIX platform. PostgreSQL
> should work fine in either platforms; however the vast majority of
> implementation (and thus support, experience, etc) on Linux. Does anyone
> know whether having PostgreSQL on Solaris would be a bad idea?
We run Postgres on a cluster of Sun V1280's running Solaris 9 and have 
no issues.

We also run Postgres on Linux machines, but also plan to use x86 Solaris 
9 on an commidity server.

Naomi Walker                          Chief Information Officer
Eldorado Computing, Inc.              nwalker(at)eldocomp(dot)com 602-604-3100
Courage is the power to let go the familiar.         -Raymond Lindquist


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