Christof, Most of the buffering is done in memory. This doesn't imply that thredds necessarily needs a lot of memory (2 GB can be fine, if a little cramped), though more memory always helps. There are a couple processes that do use the disk: 1) The TDM, which is a separate daemon you can run for indexing GRIB files, writes indexes for GRIB files to disk 2) NCSS, when returning NetCDF4 formatted data, has to first write the data to a temporary file on disk. This file is then returned. I hope this helps. Ryan > We actually decided to run the server on a virtual server, which is hosted by > our IT-group. This actually brings me to another question. > Do the different THREDDS-Services (e.g. subsetting, â) âbufferâ the > data on the machine on which the server is running? In other wordsâ > Does the virtual machine (which hosts the server) need a lot of memory or do > the services work directly in the directory where the data is > located? I hope that this sounds somehow reasonable ;) Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: WVA-198552 Department: Support THREDDS Priority: Emergency Status: Closed
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