[ic] Reccomended Software + Hardware Configurations

Victor Nolton ven@pragakhan.com
Mon, 27 Nov 2000 10:04:18 -0500

And don't take shortcuts and run IDE drives :)

Get good reliable FAST hard drives. We've had great success with IBM 
Drives (nice and quiet, and fast).


>My recommendation is SMP with 1/2 gig ram or more. Red Hat 7 will work fine in
>fact since IC is now part of Red Hat 7 it would seem the OS of 
>choice as support
>would be highest. Theory there not fact. It runs on about everything 
>that I have
>heard of main issue is RAM. Naturally horsepower helps.
>"Politis, Brian" wrote:
>> I am toying with the idea of putting together a site that should receive at
>> most about 100 orders per week.  Each order will average approx. 7 - 10
>> items.  The only thing that I will have significant volume will be my
>> catalog.  It will contain approx. 50,000 part numbers initially and grow to
>> over 100,000 quickly.
>> My question is what sort of platform would people reccomend.  I am looking
>> for advice on hardware, and the database platform. High availability is not
>> critical in the initial installation, so we will probably build out the site
>> on some "home grown" boxes running Red Hat 7.0 and then move it to a
>> stronger platform later.  I am new to interchange (and e-commerce in
>> general), but have decent database admin skills, some html and limited perl,
>> so please be explicit with your advice.
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