Re: Sorry, but...

From: Gerard H. Pille <>
Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2012 18:52:43 +0100
Message-ID: <4f0b2943$0$5053$>

Mladen Gogala wrote:
> On Sun, 08 Jan 2012 16:18:37 -0800, Noons wrote:
>> This is one of the great fallacies of the shared vs dedicated db server
>> nonsense.
> Shared server is unfortunately largely ignored. It is a great option for
> saving resources. I am amazed that many companies are building gigantic
> computers, having 64GB of RAM, rather than try saving some RAM with the
> shared server.
> On the other hand, shared server is not being used very much, which
> usually means it is buggy. I don't have the facts, the company that I
> work for uses only the dedicated server connections, but I think that
> some optimizer bugs and memory leaks should be expected. That is a useful
> technology and is being completely wasted, primarily by marketing.

What exactly do you guys understand by "shared db server"? I don't mind an RTFM for an answer, just say which one. Received on Mon Jan 09 2012 - 11:52:43 CST

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