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Re: Optimization support

From: Andreas Kretschmer <akretschmer(at)spamfence(dot)net>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Optimization support
Date: 2009-01-03 18:21:25
Message-ID: 20090103182125.GA14990@tux (view raw or flat)
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kulmacet101(at)kulmacet(dot)com <kulmacet101(at)kulmacet(dot)com> schrieb:

> I have a Postgresql 8.3.4 server on a VMWare Linux CentOS 4.6 with 896MB RAM.
> I was wondering if anyone knows of documentation or a site that could help
> me optimize this server. This server is a default installation and only
> used for development by me (Only).

There are some links about performance:

19:19 < pg_docbot_adz> For information about 'performance' see:
19:19 < pg_docbot_adz> http://www.depesz.com/index.php/2007/07/05/how-to-insert-data-to-database-as-fast-as-possible/ ::
                       http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/performance-tips.html :: http://www.revsys.com/writings/postgresql-performance.html
19:19 < pg_docbot_adz> http://www.powerpostgresql.com/Docs :: http://www.varlena.com/varlena/GeneralBits/Tidbits/perf.html



> I am moving from MySQL to Postgres but the queries seem slow almost too slow.

Define 'slow'.


> 
> Any support appreciated.

Use 'explain analyse <your query>' to get the execution plan.


Andreas
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