[postgis-users] Postgis and Ramdisk

Andreas Neumann a.neumann at carto.net
Fri May 1 02:54:00 PDT 2009


I wonder if people have experiences with running Postgis with 
tablespaces on a ramdisk?

How are the performance gains - is it worth a try?

My DB is several hundred mb (300-400 - may grow), the physical RAM is 
8GB. Most of the DB is read-only. I would perhaps only store the 
read-only part in the RAM-disk and the read-write part on harddisk.

Thanks for any hints, resources or experiences regarding Postgis and 


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