[Samba] Re: OT: ECC Memory

Charles Marcus CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Wed Jun 27 15:21:30 GMT 2007

Daniel O'Connor, on 6/27/2007 9:14 AM, said the following:
> On Wednesday 27 June 2007 21:58, Charles Marcus wrote:
>>  > 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 AUTHORITATIVE source.
>> John? Anyone? White paper? Unbiased tests/comparison?

> I have seen performance penalties for ECC of 0% to 5% range.

Ok, not *that* much, and definitely worth the hit if it does indeed 
provide that much more reliability.

Thanks for the links...


Best regards,


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