Re: PostgreSQL with PostGIS on embedded hardware

From: Stefan Kaltenbrunner <stefan(at)kaltenbrunner(dot)cc>
To: Paolo Rizzi <gis(at)oicom(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL with PostGIS on embedded hardware
Date: 2009-05-11 16:05:25
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Paolo Rizzi wrote:
>>> Are you saying that PostgreSQL+PostGIS can actually run on a
>>> smartphone??? Intriguing...
>>> Did anyone ever actually tried that???
>> If it's a supported CPU type and you've got a suitable build toolchain,
>> sure. Seven or eight years ago we were getting a good laugh out of the
>> fact that you could run PG on a PlayStation 2.
> Good to know!!! I imagine that on a PS3 it would be _really_ fast... :-)

well not really - while it is fairly easy to get postgresql running on a
PS3 it is not a fast platform. While the main CPU there is a pretty fast
Power based core it only has 256MB of Ram and a single SATA disk
available(though you could add some USB disks).


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