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Re: COPY FROM performance improvements

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Luke Lonergan <llonergan(at)greenplum(dot)com>
Cc: Mark Wong <markw(at)osdl(dot)org>, Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>,Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)surnet(dot)cl>,Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,Alon Goldshuv <agoldshuv(at)greenplum(dot)com>,pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org, maryedie(at)osdl(dot)org
Subject: Re: COPY FROM performance improvements
Date: 2005-07-22 15:03:28
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Luke Lonergan wrote:
> Joshua,
> On 7/21/05 7:53 PM, "Joshua D. Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com> wrote:
>>Well I know that isn't true at least not with ANY of the Dells my
>>customers have purchased in the last 18 months. They are still really,
>>really slow.
> That's too bad, can you cite some model numbers?  SCSI?

Yeah I will get them and post, but yes they are all SCSI.

>>I have great success with Silicon Image as long as I am running them
>>with Linux software RAID. The LSI controllers are also really nice.
> That's good to hear, I gave up on Silicon Image controllers on Linux about 1
> year ago, which kernel are you using with success?

Any of the 2.6 kernels. ALso the laster 2.4 (+22 I believe) support it 
pretty well as well.

   Silicon Image
> controllers are the most popular, so it's important to see them supported
> well, though I'd rather see more SATA headers than 2 off of the built-in
> chipsets. 
> - Luke

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