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Re: table size growing out of control

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Gregory Wood" <gregw(at)com-stock(dot)com>
Cc: "PostgreSQL-General" <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: table size growing out of control
Date: 2002-07-16 18:13:28
Message-ID: 19027.1026843208@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"Gregory Wood" <gregw(at)com-stock(dot)com> writes:
>> If your overall database is large then you might need to increase the
>> size of the free space map (see postgresql.conf).

> I haven't seen any good documentation on what exactly this does, how the
> settings affect performance, or recommended values.

> Does this information exist anywhere?

Nope.  Feel free to run some experiments and create some recommendations
;-)

			regards, tom lane

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