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Re: determining maxsize for character varying

From: Andreas Kretschmer <akretschmer(at)spamfence(dot)net>
To: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: determining maxsize for character varying
Date: 2007-06-16 10:55:25
Message-ID: 20070616105525.GA13754@KanotixBox (view raw or flat)
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okparanoid(at)free(dot)fr <okparanoid(at)free(dot)fr> schrieb:

> Hello i would like to know if not determining a max size value for a character
> varying's fields decrease the perfomance (perhaps size of stockage ? or
> something else ?)

No problem because of the TOAST-technology:
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/storage-toast.html


Andreas
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