Campbell, Lance wrote:
> Does the amount of memory allocate to work_mem get subtracted from
> If work_mem is 1M and there are 10 connections and shared_buffers is
> 100M then would the total be 90 M left for shared_buffers?
> Or does the amount of memory allocated for work_mem have nothing to do
> with shared_buffers?
No, they're completely separate.
Note that a connection can use more than work_mem of memory. For
example, if you run a query with multiple Sort or hash-nodes, each such
node allocates up to work_mem of memory.
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