[Snort-users] Problems with base and postgresql

Alejandro Flores alejandrorflores at ...11827...
Mon Apr 4 07:58:53 EDT 2005


Hey,

> On Wed, Mar 30, 2005 at 05:39:28PM -0300, Alejandro Flores wrote:
> >       -F     Disables fsync calls for performance improvement, at the risk of
> >              data corruption in event of a system crash. This  option  corre-
> >              sponds  to  setting  fsync=false  in  postgresql.conf.  Read the
> >              detailed documentation before using this!
> 
> I'd suggest not doing this, it'll really hurt if your system ever
> crashes. Base is really not tuned for postgres right now--if you want
> decent performance you're better off just running mysql.

But, who in this world will use a server that ever crashes as an IDS Sensor? :-)

Regards,
Alejandro Flores




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