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Re: Query planner issue

From: "Jim Buttafuoco" <jim(at)contactbda(dot)com>
To: Emmanuel Lacour <elacour(at)easter-eggs(dot)com>, pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Query planner issue
Date: 2006-01-30 23:37:22
Message-ID: 20060130233550.M83895@contactbda.com (view raw or flat)
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with Postgresql 7.2.1 you will need to do BOTH vacuum and reindex and with a table that gets many updates/deletes, you 
should run vacuum more than daily.

Both issues have been solved in 8.1.

Jim
 

---------- Original Message -----------
From: Emmanuel Lacour <elacour(at)easter-eggs(dot)com>
To: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Sent: Mon, 30 Jan 2006 23:57:11 +0100
Subject: [PERFORM] Query planner issue

> Hi everybody,
> 
> I have the following problem, on a test server, if I do a fresh import
> of production data then run 
> 'explain analyze select count(*) from mandats;'
> 
> I get this result:
> 
> Aggregate  (cost=6487.32..6487.32 rows=1 width=0) (actual time=607.61..607.61 rows=1 loops=1)
>   ->  Seq Scan on mandats  (cost=0.00..6373.26 rows=45626 width=0) (actual time=0.14..496.20 rows=45626 
> loops=1)  Total runtime: 607.95 msec
> 
> On the production server, if I do the same (without other use of the server), I get:
> 
> Aggregate  (cost=227554.33..227554.33 rows=1 width=0) (actual time=230705.79..230705.79 rows=1 loops=1)
>   ->  Seq Scan on mandats  (cost=0.00..227440.26 rows=45626 width=0) (actual time=0.03..230616.64 rows=45760 
> loops=1)  Total runtime: 230706.08 msec
> 
> Is there anyone having an idea on how yo solve this poor performances? I
> think it is caused by many delete/insert on this table every day, but
> how to solve it, I need to run this qury each hour :(. I run
> vacuum each night, postgresql is unfortunatly 7.2.1 :( (no upgrade
> before 2 or 3 months).
> 
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> TIP 6: explain analyze is your friend
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