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Re: Suggested HW for postgres ?

From: Joel Stevenson <joelstevenson(at)mac(dot)com>
To: weigelt(at)metux(dot)de, pgsql-admin <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Suggested HW for postgres ?
Date: 2005-11-18 20:08:51
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At 8:05 PM +0100 11/18/05, Enrico Weigelt wrote:
>Hi folks,
>
>
>we're going to buy new hardware for an postgresql database server.
>High availability is important, so I'm thinking of an
>Athlon System w/ 2GB RAM and UW-SCSI RAID.
>
>But what hardware should I use ?
>And what RAID configuration would be the best ?
>

Check out the long-running (still going) thread on the pgsql-performance list:

http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-performance/2005-11/threads.php

A lot of great about HW/OS there.  Of course it really comes down to 
what you'll be using PG for.

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