Paul Lambert wrote:
> I've got a new server which I'm looking for some assistance on
> determining the best configuration for PostgreSQL. It's the first time
> I've had to set up a new PG server from scratch and it has very
> different specs to our other servers which I don't think were properly
> tuned anyway.
> The basic server specs are as follows:
> CPU: Pentium Xeon Quad-core 1.6GHz
> RAM: 4Gb 633MHz DDR
> HDD: 6*146Gb SAS drives in 3*146GB RAID-1 sets.
> The database will have one process running that collects data from
> various external sources and pipes it into the database via a single
> connection. These udpates can be as few as one every couple of minutes
> or as many as 50-100 per second depending on the time of day.
> A number of users will connect at various times of day with a reporting
> tool such as Microsoft Access, Crystal Reports, and some of our own
> in-house things pulling at times large chunks of data out, at other
> times smaller chunks.
> The server will be dedicated to running PostgreSQL with a few smaller
> apps that take up next to no CPU/Memory/Disk.
> At the moment I've got the disks arranged with 1 for software, 1 for
> data and 1 for transaction logs/WAL.
> I'm curious to know what some might suggest are the best settings for
> resource usage (shared buffers, maintenance_work_mem etc) WAL and
> autovacuum - I can dedicate basically as much of the system resources to
> PG as it would need for best performance.
Should have mentioned the O/S is Windows Server 2003 *don't kill me :(*
AutoLedgers - A Reynolds & Reynolds Company
In response to
pgsql-admin by date
|Next:||From: porntipa||Date: 2007-11-22 04:57:10|
|Subject: How to install Postgresql 8.3.x on windows XP|
|Previous:||From: Paul Lambert||Date: 2007-11-22 00:13:58|
|Subject: New server configuration|