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Re: [PERFORM] Postgres on Netapp

From: Larry Rosenman <ler(at)lerctr(dot)org>
To: Shankar K <shan0075(at)yahoo(dot)com>, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [PERFORM] Postgres on Netapp
Date: 2004-01-16 16:53:18
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--On Monday, January 12, 2004 13:45:45 -0800 Shankar K <shan0075(at)yahoo(dot)com> 

> Hi There,
> We are considering to use NetApp filer for a highly
> busy 24*7 postgres database and the reason we chose
> netapp, mostly being the "snapshot" functionality for
> backing up database online. The filer would be mounted
> on a rh linux server (7.3), 4g RAM, dual cpu with a
> dedicated card for filer.
> I'd appreciate if anyone could share your experience
> in configuring things on the filer for optimal
> performance or any recomendataion that i should be
> aware of.
I run a (not very busy) PG cluster on a NetAPP.

It seems to do just fine.

The issue is the speed of the network connection.  In my case it's only
FastEthernet (100BaseTX).  If it's very busy, you may need to look
at GigE.


> Thanks,
> Shankar
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Larry Rosenman           
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