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Re: SCSI disk: still the way to go?

From: Ben <bench(at)silentmedia(dot)com>
To: Riccardo Inverni <riccardo(dot)inverni(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: SCSI disk: still the way to go?
Date: 2006-05-30 21:54:39
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.64.0605301451590.25776@localhost.localdomain (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-general
How much money do you want to spend? If you don't care, SAN is probably the way 
to go.

How much data do you have to store? If you can afford to fit it onto scsi, scsi 
probably is still the way to go.

Otherwise, sata arrays have come a long way in 3 years, and they are by FAR the 
cheapest solution out there. Do some research and see if they're good enough for 

On Tue, 30 May 2006, Riccardo Inverni wrote:

> Hi guys,
>  I have to update a Linux box with PostgreSQL on it, essentially for data
> warehousing purposes. I had set it up about 3 years ago and at that time the
> best solution I had been recommended was to use SCSI disks with hardware
> RAID controllers.
>  Is this still the way to go or things have recently changed? Any other
> suggestion/advice? What about SAN?
>  Thanks.
> Cheers,
> Riccardo

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