[linux-lvm] System Suggestions

Anthony W. Marino anthony at AWMObjects.com
Wed Mar 6 14:22:02 UTC 2002

On Wednesday 06 March 2002 02:40 pm, Petro wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 06, 2002 at 11:52:30AM -0500, Anthony W. Marino wrote:
> > Could someone, please, provide me with a link and/or facilitate some
> > suggestons for configuration of the following components for a new DB
> > server hosting MySQL 4.01MAX?  I'm only looking to get a start and don't
> > expect "THE" answer since all things are relative and I will have to
> > further test the various scenarios.
> > SuSE 7.3-2.4.18
> > 512MB RAM
> > 4x40GB Maxtor IDE (7200RPM) drives
> > 3Ware 7800 RAID Controller
> > LVM
> > XFS
>     You really don't provide us with enough information here.
>     How big is your database, both in total size and in number of
>     tables. How are those tables utilized, when they get used do you
>     primarily open one table, manipulate it, then close it, or do you go
>     across a bunch of tables?
>     All of these, and more will have a dramatic impact on how you set
>     this stuff up.

Thanks.  I'm more concerned about any specifics as it applies to MySQL Max 
and XFS, RAID and LVM as a whole.  Are there any nuances as it applies to the 


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