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Re: advice on raid controller

From: Palle Girgensohn <girgen(at)pingpong(dot)net>
To: Matt Clark <matt(at)ymogen(dot)net>, rj(at)last(dot)fm,pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: advice on raid controller
Date: 2003-09-29 21:35:16
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Come to think of it, I guess a battery-backed cache will make fsync as fast 
as no fsync, right? So, the q was kinda stoopid... :-/


--On måndag, september 29, 2003 23.31.54 +0200 Palle Girgensohn 
<girgen(at)pingpong(dot)net> wrote:

> Stupid question, perhaps, but would a battery-backed cache make it safe
> to set fsync=false in postgresql.conf?
> /Palle
> --On söndag, september 28, 2003 13.07.57 +0100 Matt Clark
> <matt(at)ymogen(dot)net> wrote:
>> As others have mentioned, you really ought to get battery-backed cache if
>> you're doing any volume of writes.  The ability to do safe write-back
>> caching makes an *insane* difference to write performance.

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