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Re: pgsql-server: Vacuum delay activated by default.

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Jan Wieck <JanWieck(at)Yahoo(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-committers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pgsql-server: Vacuum delay activated by default.
Date: 2004-08-07 16:45:58
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Jan Wieck <JanWieck(at)Yahoo(dot)com> writes:
> On 8/7/2004 12:47 AM, Tom Lane wrote:
>> What?  If there was consensus to do this, I missed it.  If there was
>> even any *discussion* of doing this, I missed it.

> How many questions about vacuum still grabbing all available bandwidth, 
> vacuum slowing down the whole system, vacuum being all evil do you want 
> to answer for 8.0? Over and over again we are defending reasonable 
> default configuration values against gazillions of little switches, and 
> this is a reasonable default that will be a relief for large databases 
> and makes more or less no difference for small ones.

What basis do you have for saying that this is a reasonable default?
Does anyone else agree?

Again, it's the lack of discussion that is bothering me.

			regards, tom lane

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