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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: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>,pgsql-committers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pgsql-server: Vacuum delay activated by default.
Date: 2004-08-08 00:26:54
Message-ID: 4052.1091924814@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Jan Wieck <JanWieck(at)Yahoo(dot)com> writes:
> But then again, based on this entire discussion and the fact that 
> unvoluntary vacuum runs during a production servers peak time are the 
> worst thing that can happen, I take it that it was never intended to 
> enable pg_autovacuum by default either and that one has to enable it 
> explicitly in the configuration, right?

I would certainly never have voted to enable it by default in 8.0
(or in 8.1, if that's where it first hits the streets).  I'd want
it to be out in the field for at least one release cycle first.

My opinion about vacuum delay is about the same --- I want to get some
field experience before it becomes default, not after.

			regards, tom lane

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