New server spec

Matthew Joyce MJoyce at ccia.unsw.edu.au
Tue Apr 20 02:06:01 CDT 2004


Basically it is a bunch of java apps running in a Tomcat4 container.  Or
something.
The db is postgresSQL.

The vendor will be tweakingthe product to suit our specific needs.

Matt Joyce
Children's Cancer Institute Australia
http://www.ccia.org.au


> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-poweredge-admin at dell.com 
> [mailto:linux-poweredge-admin at dell.com] On Behalf Of Peter Johnson
> Sent: Monday, 19 April 2004 2:41 PM
> To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
> Subject: RE: New server spec
> 
> 
> 
> Try to keep the specs of the dev box as close to production 
> as you can. So if production is a dual cpu box runing a RAID 
> 1 disk config then it the dev box should be the same. The 
> same goes for the OS. That doesn't mean that the speeds need 
> to be the same and in some respects it is worth having it a 
> notch below, not only for price but also because production 
> will always have a slightly high maximum capacity than the 
> load testing values on the dev box return. Think of it as headroom.
> 
> What sort of dev will they be doing? 
> Which database will you be running? How much data will be 
> stored in it?
> 
> RH runs a utility called up2date which operates with the RHN 
> (Red Hat Network), subscription is usually purchased with the 
> software for 1 or 3 years. There are also free versions 
> available but I can't think of their names off the top of my head.
> 
> 
> 
> On Mon, 2004-04-19 at 13:20, Matthew Joyce wrote:
> > Sorry to reply to my own post, but I am now considering the 
> > following...
> > 
> > PE2650, 3Ghz, 1Gb, 2 x 73GB SCSI
> > RedHat Enterprise Server 3
> > 
> > Probably with an adaptec U160 and some sort of DLT drive.
> > 
> > I'm unfamilier with RH, how are security patches and OS updates 
> > handled ?
> > 
> > Is there an evivilant to Debain 'apt-get update', 'apt-get 
> upgrade' ?
> > 
> > thanks
> > 
> > 
> > Matt Joyce
> > Children's Cancer Institute Australia
> > http://www.ccia.org.au
> > 
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: linux-poweredge-admin at dell.com 
> > [mailto:linux-poweredge-admin at dell.com] On Behalf Of Matthew Joyce
> > Sent: Thursday, 15 April 2004 1:43 PM
> > To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
> > Subject: New server spec
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I'm looking to buy a dell server to run Redhat 9 (our developers 
> > preferred platform for app).
> > 
> > Which version of RH do I need to use for a database/web server ?
> > 
> > Professional ?
> > 
> > I'm thinking a PE1750, with mirrored 36gb drives, 3ghz, 1gb.
> > 
> > Any comments ?
> > 
> > 
> > Thanks
> > 
> > 
> > Matt
> > Children's Cancer Institute Australia
> > http://www.ccia.org.au
> 
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