Theo Galanakis wrote:
> Under postgres 7.3 logging is incredibly slow!
> I have applied the following settings:
> syslog = 2
> syslog_facility = 'LOCAL0'
> syslog_ident = 'postgres'
> log_connections = true
> log_duration = true
> log_pid = true
> log_statement = true
> log_timestamp = true
> This severely impacted the performance of our production system, a search
> page which took 1-3 seconds now takes over 30, is this normal?
> I need to get some performance indicators from our production db, however I
> cant turn on logging with such performance degradation.
Linux syslog has this bad behavior of fsync'ing all log writes. See the
syslog manual page for a way to turn off the fsync.
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