[nycbug-talk] Memory sizing

Isaac Levy ike at lesmuug.org
Sat May 6 12:52:12 EDT 2006

Wordemup Pete, All,

On May 5, 2006, at 5:25 PM, Pete Wright wrote:

>> My .02?, definately not intended for flame- just my experiences have
>> been very positive with SATA.
> heh, no flame i'm glad we both can offer up our experiences.  i'd  
> still
> have to say in an ideal world go for SCSI, granted they are more
> expensive than SATA drives but in the long run i think a SCSI
> implementation will offer less grief in the long run (code maturity,
> disk are generally more robust <IMHO> and faster, and SCSI controllers
> generally are going to outperform SATA RIAD controllers) for a  
> database
> application.
> anyway, i guess it's one of those times when it's good to have options
> eh? ;)

No!  We ALL have to agree ALL the time!  :P

Actually, in the spirit of diversity, I whole-heartedly agree with  
you with regard to code maturity and raw speed etc...  I think  
without benchmarks, what we're really jawing about, is tradeoffs in  


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