[rescue] machine able to hold 4GB RAM or more?

Shawn Wallbridge shawn at synack-hosting.com
Sat Apr 12 15:57:32 CDT 2003

> I was talking to a friend the other day about database performance, when
> I realized that I could use Solaris' memory-based filesystem and load
> the DB into RAM for truly awesome performance.  I can dump the db every
> 120 seconds or so, which will be "good enough" for my
> application.
> So, which systems can hold >4GB RAM?  The database is between 2 and 4GB
> in size.
> CPU speed doesn't matter too much - I am basically using the machine as
> a solid state disk in this case.
> --Patrick
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Hmm, I don't know of a 4GB Sun machine other than the e450 (IIRC), but if
it ran on Irix, the newer Octanes can do 8gb.


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