It sounds to me like you are IO bound. 2x120GB hard drives just isn't going to cut it with that many connections (as a general rule). Are you swapping ?
Joshua D. Drake
Martin Foster wrote:
I run a Perl/CGI driven website that makes extensive use of PostgreSQL (7.4.3) for everything from user information to formatting and display of specific sections of the site. The server itself, is a dual processor AMD Opteron 1.4Ghz w/ 2GB Ram and 2 x 120GB hard drives mirrored for redundancy running under FreeBSD 5.2.1 (AMD64).
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