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From: Chris S <taskara@...>
Subject: Re: xeon server
Date: Sat, 02 Jul 2005 12:00:35 +0000
Geisel Sierote wrote:

>Sorry.
>
>This is better:
>
>I'm installing gentoo - kernel 2.6.x in a server with the specifications
>above. This will be an apache + php 5.0 + mysql 4.1 server. The server
>will be instaled on an internal network.
>  
>
no problems there so long as php5 and mysql are stable enough for you
(which they should be by now although msql in portage still at 4.0)

>2 x Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 2.66GHz
>  
>
don't know how much data you're actually storing, but opterons perform
better at DB than xeons, but this is still a powerful system

>2GB RAM
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get as much ram as you can. if you're making lots of mysql transactions
store as much as you can in ram rather than from hdd.

>2 HD SCSI 36GB RAID 1
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>
software or hardware raid? LVM2?

>1 HD IDE 80 GB
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need to be hot swappable? SATA? what about external USB? can you afford
downtime? is this your only backup?

what mainboard are you using? PSU?

>[]s
>
>________________________________
>*Geisel Sebrão Sierote*
>_geisel@... <mailto://geisel@...>
>*4up Soluções Corporativas*
>_www.4up.com.br_ <http://www.4up.com.br>
>
>Anthony Gorecki wrote:
>
>  
>
>>(apologies if this is delivered twice)
>>
>>Geisel,
>>
>>It's unlikely that someone would take the time to analyze your new computer 
>>system and make blind suggestions. You'd have better luck asking a specific 
>>question, preferably after doing some research of your own. See 
>>http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html 
>>
>>
>>Secondly, extracting some header information from your message:
>>
>>X-Filtering-Reason: No text/plain message body was present.
>>X-Filtering-Reason: The message contained data that was of an illegal content
>>type.
>>X-Karma: -2
>>
>>
>>and after briefly scanning your message (in unrendered markup form), here are 
>>a few suggestions:
>>
>>- Send your mail in plain text format. Many of the Gentoo developers and users 
>>on this mailing list can read HTML text without having it rendered, but 
>>they're more likely to simply send your message on an instantaneous trip to 
>>the trash; many mail filters will do this automatically (mine included).
>>
>>- Don't waste message space by sending virtual business cards (the "illegal 
>>content type" mentioned in the second filtering header). If you need to 
>>provide information about yourself, add a web address to your signature; save 
>>us the trouble of looking at data that's of no interest. If someone wants 
>>more information, they'll search the web or visit the website that you've 
>>listed in your signature.
>>
>>- Be concise. Basic information about the computer is useful. A raw dump of 
>>data, spanning your entire device subsystem, is not. This is also, from a 
>>security standpoint, potentially unwise.
>> 
>>
>>    
>>
>
>  
>
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