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Re: autovacuum: recommended?

From: hubert depesz lubaczewski <depesz(at)depesz(dot)com>
To: Gábor Farkas <gabor(at)nekomancer(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: autovacuum: recommended?
Date: 2007-11-16 09:45:41
Message-ID: 20071116094541.GA5177@depesz.com (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, Nov 16, 2007 at 10:40:43AM +0100, Gábor Farkas wrote:
> we are moving one database from postgresql-7.4 to postgresql-8.2.4.

any particular reason why not 8.2.5?
> 
> my question is: is it recommended to use it? or in other words, should i 
> only use autovacuum? or it's better to use manual-vacuuming? which one 
> is the "way of the future" :) ? or should i use both auto-vacuum and 
> manual-vacuum?

autovacuum is definitely prefered (for most of the cases).

you might want to set vacuum delays though.

depesz

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