[rescue] RAID q - lots of 8K transactions

Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 patrick at zill.net
Fri Jun 20 09:39:42 CDT 2003

I think that this list is probably the right one to ask...

I am considering moving a customer to Solaris 9 (maybe Sol9/x86).

Here the dilemma I have:

There are a lot of 8KB transactions due to the use of Postgres.  As a
result, what matters is not total disk bandwidth but how many
transactions per second.  Even the fastest disks don't have what I

Sol9 has the disksuite tools - what would you recommend as a setup for
best results?  A RAID 10 config (mirrored stripe)?


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