Stef Telford wrote:
> Hey Everyone,
> So, I have a nice postgreSQL server (8.4) up and running our
> database. I even managed to get master->slave going without trouble
> using the excellent skytools.. however, I want to maximize speed and the
> hot updates where possible, so, I am wanting to prune unused indexes
> from the database.
> is it as simple as taking the output from ; select indexrelname from
> pg_stat_user_indexes where idx_scan = 0 and idx_tup_read = 0 and
> idx_tup_fetch = 0 ;
> And .. dropping ?
> The reason I ask is, well, the count on that gives me 750 indexes
> where-as the count on all user_indexes is 1100. About 2/3rds of them are
> obsolete ? I did do an ETL from mySQL -> postgreSQL but.. that's still a
> ridiculous amount of (potentially) unused indexes.
Did you google that? I recall seeing some posts like that on planet
Yea, here it is:
google turns up several for "postgres unused indexes". I havent read
any of the others, not sure how good they are.
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