Sunday, September 28, 2008

Re: [PERFORM] Slow updates, poor IO

On Sun, Sep 28, 2008 at 8:01 PM, John Huttley <> wrote:
> Ahh bugger, I've just trashed my test setup.
> I've settled on 64Mb shared memory since I've only got 1Gb or RAM and the
> system impact of 256M is severe.
> Also it uses FB-DIMMS which cost arm+leg+first born

Fully buffered memory there is $56.99 for a 1 Gig stick. That's
hardly an arm and a leg. Considering many pgsql DBAs make that in 1
to 3 hours, it's not much at all really. A lot cheaper than pulling
your hair out trying to make a db server run on 1 Gig.

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