On Thu, 20 Jan 2005 09:33:42 -0800, Darcy Buskermolen
> Another Option to consider would be pgmemcache.  that way you just build the
> farm out of lots of large memory, diskless boxes for keeping the whole
> database in memory in the whole cluster.  More information on it can be found
> at: http://people.freebsd.org/~seanc/pgmemcache/

Which brings up another question: why not just cluster at the hardware
layer? Get an external fiberchannel array, and cluster a bunch of dual
Opterons, all sharing that storage. In that sense you would be getting
one big PostgreSQL 'image' running across all of the servers.

Or is that idea too 90's?  ;-)

-- Mitch

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