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Re: measuring shared memory usage on Windows

From: "Harald Armin Massa" <haraldarminmassa(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Mark Kirkwood" <markir(at)paradise(dot)net(dot)nz>
Cc: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: measuring shared memory usage on Windows
Date: 2006-10-20 08:00:17
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Mark,

> And THAT is exactly the challenge of this thread: I am searching for
> > tools to check shared memory usage on Windows. ipcs is not available.
> > And neither Magnus nor Dave, both main contributors of the win32 port
> > of PostgreSQL, and both way wiser concerning Windows internas then me,
> > know of some :(



Would it help to have the postmaster report what the shared memory
> allocation is when it starts up? (this won't help with the activity
> stuff, but at least you would know for sure how *much* you have to use).
>
> That would be of no use ... I am quite sure that PostgreSQL allocates the
memory as specified; that is: as much as is written in postgresql.conf.

The interesting part is usage of shared memory through the workload.

Harald

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