[OSM-dev] osm2pgsql slim mode, postgis, and hard disk spindles

Martijn van Oosterhout kleptog at gmail.com
Sat Sep 5 22:54:25 BST 2009

On Sat, Sep 5, 2009 at 10:43 PM, Frederik Ramm<frederik at remote.org> wrote:
> A basic Ubuntu Jaunty system with standard osm2pgsql from SVN, basic
> PostGIS tuning as per wiki pages (shared_buffers=448MB,
> maintenance_work_mem=256MB, logging and ssl and auto-vacuuming disabled).
> The hardware was an i7-920 with 12 GB RAM and two 1.5 GB Seagate
> Barracuda disks - a standard Hetzner EQ6 system.

The version of postgresql would also be relevent.

Probably the most interesting statistic would be disk throughput and
CPU usage, since I'm guess the whole process is I/O bound.

Have  anice day,
Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog at gmail.com> http://svana.org/kleptog/

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