[nycbug-talk] Memory sizing

Isaac Levy ike at lesmuug.org
Sat Apr 22 16:16:45 EDT 2006

Hi Francisco,

On Apr 22, 2006, at 1:47 PM, Francisco Reyes wrote:

> Isaac Levy writes:
>> First question: what OS do you plan to run?
> FreeBSD AMD64 on Opterons CPUs.


>> 'PAE', for i386 systems
> From what I have read I need to use the AMD64 version if I want to  
> see/use more than 4GB.
>> I've used it on is NOT a heavy-lifter- (it simply runs Samba with   
>> TONS of files).
> Define tons?
> I have one mail machine and one database server I have to setup.
> The mail machines we usually have around 3 million files.

3.6TB (currently about 2.5TB used), file sizes range from a few k,  
(websites), to over 100GB, (video sources).

Number of files, unknown.  I'll count them some weekend for kicks  
when I think of it.


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