[rescue] machine able to hold 4GB RAM or more?
andycadd at earthlink.net
Sat Apr 12 18:13:16 CDT 2003
if you can run Solaris (wintel)
an intergraph GT1 takes 6 1gb ram chips [sdram]
min only has 2 512's but very good performance
my axii SUN only handles 1gig (sparc)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert F. Schaefer" <rschaefe at gcfn.org>
To: "The Rescue List" <rescue at sunhelp.org>
Sent: Saturday, April 12, 2003 4:05 PM
Subject: Re: [rescue] machine able to hold 4GB RAM or more?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366" <patrick at zill.net>
> To: <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> Sent: Saturday, April 12, 2003 4:23 PM
> Subject: [rescue] machine able to hold 4GB RAM or more?
> > 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.
> My Netfinity tops out at 16x 256MB DIMMs. I can't say for sure if Solaris
> x86 supports it, but it is, after all, an IBM.
> > CPU speed doesn't matter too much - I am basically using the machine
> > as a solid state disk in this case.
> 4x PPro200/1024, 12x drive bays. It ain't the fastest thing on the
> but Sridhar says he's upgraded a quad PPro IBM machine to PIIIs that's
> `stupid fast'.
> ObIDE: Works fine for CDROMs...
> > --Patrick
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