Re: How to improve db performance with $7K?

From: Vivek Khera <vivek(at)khera(dot)org>
To: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: How to improve db performance with $7K?
Date: 2005-04-15 15:43:40
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On Apr 14, 2005, at 10:03 PM, Kevin Brown wrote:

> Now, bad block remapping destroys that guarantee, but unless you've
> got a LOT of bad blocks, it shouldn't destroy your performance, right?

ALL disks have bad blocks, even when you receive them. you honestly
think that these large disks made today (18+ GB is the smallest now)
that there are no defects on the surfaces?

/me remembers trying to cram an old donated 5MB (yes M) disk into an
old 8088 Zenith PC in college...

Vivek Khera, Ph.D.
+1-301-869-4449 x806

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