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Re: Overhauling GUCS

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "David E(dot) Wheeler" <david(at)kineticode(dot)com>
Cc: Greg Smith <gsmith(at)gregsmith(dot)com>, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Overhauling GUCS
Date: 2008-06-04 18:22:38
Message-ID: 27574.1212603758@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"David E. Wheeler" <david(at)kineticode(dot)com> writes:
> Exactly. The issue is that application developers, who are not DBAs,  
> have no idea how to tune PostgreSQL, and postgresql.conf is daunting  
> and confusing. So they use a different database that's "faster".

I take it you haven't looked at mysql's configuration file lately.

They aren't actually in any better shape than we are, except that
they supply several "preconfigured" sample files for people to choose
from.

			regards, tom lane

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