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Re: TB-sized databases

From: Bill Moran <wmoran(at)collaborativefusion(dot)com>
To: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: TB-sized databases
Date: 2007-11-28 13:27:16
Message-ID: 20071128082716.91bbad9c.wmoran@collaborativefusion.com (view raw or flat)
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In response to Matthew <matthew(at)flymine(dot)org>:

> On Tue, 27 Nov 2007, Pablo Alcaraz wrote:
> > it would be nice to do something with selects so we can recover a rowset
> > on huge tables using a criteria with indexes without fall running a full
> > scan.
> 
> You mean: Be able to tell Postgres "Don't ever do a sequential scan of
> this table. It's silly. I would rather the query failed than have to wait
> for a sequential scan of the entire table."
> 
> Yes, that would be really useful, if you have huge tables in your
> database.

Is there something wrong with:
set enable_seqscan = off
?

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