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built-in postgres vs external db for CM


built-in postgres vs external db for CM

New Contributor

Are there recomendations regarding when the built-in postgresql CM db should and should not be used? It's quite convenient to have it right in the installer but I'm wondering what the drawbacks are (if any). Thanks


Re: built-in postgres vs external db for CM

Champion Alumni

It  should all depend on how big  your cluser i s going to be,storage size,back upl plans for db etc.Are you comfortable having the cm and db on same host?.It the databases get too large you might want to  run a dedicated db host for that.Some of the monitoring  databases can get  large in case of huge clusters.

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