On 24 Jun 2003 at 12:10, Achilleus Mantzios wrote: > On Tue, 24 Jun 2003, Shridhar Daithankar wrote: > > With java runnning on same machine, I would not trust that machine for having > > free RAM all the time, no matter how much RAM you have put into it. > > There are always the -Xmx, -Xss, -Xms jvm switches, > to control stack (per thread) and heap sizes.
OK. I am not familiar with any of them. Are they related to java? Have never worked on java myself. I was talking about OOM killer behaviour, which was beaten to death for last few days.. > > For both these reasons, I suggest you put your database on another machine. A > > dual CPU machine is more than enough. Put good deal RAM, around a GB and two > > SCSI disks, one for data and another for WAL. If you get RAID for data, great. > > But that should suffice otherwise as well. > > > > I think the DB on another machine could be from something helpfull, > to an overkill, to a leg self shooting. > Depending on the type of the majority of queries and the network speed > someone should give an extra time to think about it. I agree. but with the input provided, I think that remains as viable option. > > And for that you got to try freeBSD. That would gave you plenty of idea about > > performance differences. ( Especially I love man hier and man tuning on > > freeBSD. Nothing on linux comes anywhere near to that) > > > > Its like comparing Mazda with VVT-i. What are they? My guess is they are cars., Anyway, I drive a tiny utility bike in far country like India..:-) > Whould you expect to find the furniture fabric > specs in the main engine manual? Well, I agree they are different but not that much..:-) And besides man tuning is much more helpful w.r.t. tuning a box. I still think it is relevant. and that was just one example why freeBSD is better server OS, out of the box, compared to linux. No flame wars.. Peace.. Bye Shridhar -- Lieberman's Law: Everybody lies, but it doesn't matter since nobody listens. ---------------------------(end of broadcast)--------------------------- TIP 5: Have you checked our extensive FAQ? http://www.postgresql.org/docs/faqs/FAQ.html