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Re: What gets cached?

From: Michael Fuhr <mike(at)fuhr(dot)org>
To: Martin Nickel <martin(at)portant(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: What gets cached?
Date: 2005-10-21 15:59:43
Message-ID: 20051021155943.GA53729@winnie.fuhr.org (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, Oct 21, 2005 at 07:34:30AM -0500, Martin Nickel wrote:
> I don't know of any way to view what is actually cached at any point in time

In 8.1 (currently in beta) you can use contrib/pg_buffercache.  Code
for older versions is available on PgFoundry:

http://pgfoundry.org/projects/pgbuffercache/

Note that pg_buffercache shows only pages in PostgreSQL's buffer
cache; it doesn't show your operating system's cache.

-- 
Michael Fuhr

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