Sean Chittenden <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
>> Just wonderin. What if you symlink WAL to a directory which is on
>> mounted USB RAM drive?

> USB 2.0 you mean?  It supposedly runs at 1394 speeds, but USB 1.0/1.1
> runs at 1MB/s under ideal circumstances... that's slower than even old
> IDE drives.

>> Will that increase any throughput?

> Probably not...

Also, doesn't flash memory have a very limited lifetime in write cycles?
Using it as WAL, you'd wear it out PDQ.

                        regards, tom lane

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