[Samba] Re: OT: ECC Memory

Charles Marcus CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Wed Jun 27 12:28:45 GMT 2007

> I recall reading somewhere that ECC memory was considerably slower than 
> non-ECC, and its benefits was mostly sales hype - ie, its ECC was not 
> precisely reliable...
> Anyone know of an authoritative answer to this question?

 > While slower, it has benefits for something like a database server.
 > For a home machine, the added expense and slower speed are not worth
 > it. Not exactly a definitive answer as there is gray area but for a
 > production server, I'd throw in ecc

Well, this contradicts what John just said, which is why I asked for an 

John? Anyone? White paper? Unbiased tests/comparison?


Best regards,


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