[nSLUG] overview DB and inn

Scott Walker crimson at unspeakable.org
Mon Mar 6 19:21:49 AST 2006

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Couldn't have said it better myself. Why bother wasting time
researching. By reading your post, and the little blurb about OVDB and
it's storage requirements. IF 8G is Causing you grief. Spend $60 and
pick up a 80G And Save yourself years of grief. Take $120, buy to 80's
and raid them. I'm assuming because it's a NNTP server you have your
spool on it's own disk, so breaking it off spending 10-15 mins swaping a
drive, partitioning a disk, and moving the old data back. Should be a
rather trivial task.

gnwiii at gmail.com wrote:
> On 3/2/06, Donald Teed <donald.teed at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Its starting to look like a new disk (or server)
>> will have to be in the solution.
> And the price of disk (and servers) is small enough that you can't
> afford to spend much time researching ways to save space.   Newer
> hardware gives better reliability and "overhead" to deal with problems
> or add new capabilities.   8G is really peanuts these days.   1990's
> RISC boxes when 9G SCSI disks were state-of-the art and used big fat
> failure-prone cables/connectors can be kept going too long (in a work
> environment where downtime is costly -- they make great home systems
> if you need an electric heater with blinky lights and a keyboard).
> --
> George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
> Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia
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