Chris <dmagick(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> Francisco Reyes wrote:
>> Doing my first write heavy database.
>> What settings will help improve inserts?
>> Only a handfull of connections, but each doing up to 30 inserts/second.
> If you can, use copy instead:
Or at least try to do multiple inserts per transaction.
Also, increasing checkpoint_segments and possibly wal_buffers helps a
lot for write-intensive loads. Try to get the WAL onto a separate disk
spindle if you can. (These things don't matter for SELECTs, but they
do matter for writes.)
regards, tom lane
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