Re: Hardware purchase question

From: Andrew Hood
Subject: Re: Hardware purchase question
Date: ,
Msg-id: 41BEB383.6050300@ambergreen.co.uk
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In response to: Re: Hardware purchase question  ("Joshua D. Drake")
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Hardware purchase question  (Bo Stewart, )
 Re: Hardware purchase question  (Josh Berkus, )
 Re: Hardware purchase question  (Vivek Khera, )
  Re: Hardware purchase question  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
   Re: Hardware purchase question  (Andrew Hood, )
   Re: Hardware purchase question  (Mitch Pirtle, )
    Re: Hardware purchase question  (Madison Kelly, )
     Re: Hardware purchase question  (Madison Kelly, )
      Re: Hardware purchase question  (Mitch Pirtle, )
       Re: Hardware purchase question  (Grega Bremec, )
     Re: Hardware purchase question  (Greg Stark, )
  Re: Hardware purchase question  (Josh Berkus, )

Joshua D. Drake wrote:
>
> An Opteron, properly tuned with PostgreSQL will always beat a Xeon
> in terms of raw cpu.
>
> RAID 10 will typically always outperform RAID 5 with the same HD config.
>
> Fibre channel in general will always beat a normal (especially an LSI)
> raid.
>
> Dell's suck for PostgreSQL.

Does anyone have any OS recommendations/experiences for PostgreSQL on
Opteron?

Thanks,
Andrew


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