Re: Optimum HD space.

From: Dancer <>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 1997 12:16:05 +1000

More is better. Absolutely. If you're using IDE drives, go for the largest IDE drive you can jam in. (There appears to be an annoying latency when switching between IDE drives that really slaughters cache performance on busy servers). If you're using SCSI, you can split the cache across a couple of drives without destroying response time.

The most space you can justify should be about right :)


Michael Slater wrote:

> Hello,
> I am in the process of building a new Squid proxy server, and was hoping to get some idea of the optium amount of Hard drive space for a Pentium Pro 200 with 256 megs of ram. Is their some sort of formula for determining how much hard drive space would be best. Is it simply a case of more is better, or should the total hard disk space be determined by the available ram, or vise versa ? In any case, i am limited with this particular mother board to 256megs of ram.
> thank you,
> Michael Slater

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