The platypus model he has has an external PSU. The external PSU can be easily plugged into an UPS. Thus if the main system is shut down as long as the UPS lives and/or there is power otherwise to the external PSU, the card will keep the data.

--On Thursday, March 06, 2003 11:16 PM +0200 Hannu Krosing <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

mlw kirjutas K, 05.03.2003 kell 22:05:
The idea of a RAM disk based database and reliable storage are in
complete opposition. Forget it.


I read from his post that the Platypus RAM disk _is_ his reliable storage, just with some peculiar characteristics, like big transfer speeds and uniform super-fast seeks.

>
> The Platypus RAM drive is a PCI card with 8GB of ram onboard with an
> external power supply so if the main power to the server goes off, the
> RAM  is still powered, so it's persistent between reboots.

------------- Hannu


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