On May 19, 2005, at 2:12 PM, Anjan Dave wrote:
As far as disk I/O is concerned for flushing the buffers out, I am not ruling out the combination of Dell PERC4 RAID card
That'd be my first guess as to I/O speed issues. I have some dell hardware that by all means should be totally blowing out my other boxes in speed, but the I/O sucks out the wazoo. I'm migrating to opteron based DB servers with LSI branded cards (not the Dell re- branded ones).
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