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Re: Newbie question PostgreSQL / Postgres Plus / Tuning

From: "Nico Callewaert" <callewaert(dot)nico(at)telenet(dot)be>
To: <brucejhyatt(at)yahoo(dot)com>,<pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Newbie question PostgreSQL / Postgres Plus / Tuning
Date: 2009-01-22 14:22:20
Message-ID: 771DC75FCFF44723B880C34A9DC61DA1@etsinformatics.local (view raw or flat)
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Hi Bruce,

I downloaded the PostgreSQL instead of Postgres Plus.
Thanks a lot for the reply and the links to the sections of the 
documentation ! Very helpfull.

Best regards, Nico


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bruce Hyatt" <brucejhyatt(at)yahoo(dot)com>
To: <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>; "Nico Callewaert" 
<callewaert(dot)nico(at)telenet(dot)be>
Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2009 3:19 PM
Subject: Re: [NOVICE] Newbie question PostgreSQL / Postgres Plus / Tuning


> --- On Wed, 1/21/09, Nico Callewaert <callewaert(dot)nico(at)telenet(dot)be> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>>
>> Is there a difference between the standaard PostgreSQL en
>> PostgresPlus from EnterpriseDB. We're planning to
>> replace Firebird with PostgreSQL.  We don't know what
>> version to download: the one from Postgresql.org or
>> enterprisedb.com
>>
>> I heard many rumours that PostgreSQL out of the box is not
>> configured optimally (please don't give me sermon,
>> it's just what I heard J).  We would use the database in
>> a enterprise ERP system, with lots of Inserts/updates/reads.
>>  Approximately max. of 50 users.  Speed is very important
>> (of course).  DB server should use all memory available for
>> PG.  Are there any things I can check to optimize ?
>>
>> With Firebird, we had to do Backup/restore to keep the size
>> of the DB in place.  How about vacuuming PG ?  Is that done
>> automatically ?
>>
>
> I don't know anything about PostgresPlus but I don't think PostgreSQL 
> should be that hard to configure for your needs. Start with the 
> documentation, especially chapter 17 - OS Environment:
>
> http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.3/interactive/runtime.html
>
> and  chapter 18 - Server Configuration:
>
> http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.3/interactive/runtime-config.html
>
> Sincerely,
> Bruce Hyatt
>
>
>
>
> 



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