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Re: Vacuum Doesn't Recover Disk Space

From: "j a" <inboundfilter(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Scott Marlowe" <scott(dot)marlowe(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Vacuum Doesn't Recover Disk Space
Date: 2007-11-07 00:19:16
Message-ID: 9da20ce20711061619r7dde0f50ke547e766cac2634e@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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Thanks for the tip. I probably should've waited for vacuum to actually
finish instead of cancelling it prematurely (thinking PG Admin was
finished).

On Nov 6, 2007 12:42 PM, Scott Marlowe <scott(dot)marlowe(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
>
> On 11/6/07, j a <inboundfilter(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> > I have a large table that I remove around 10m rows from every 2 months. I
> > try running Vacuum Full w/Analyze (both boxes checked in PG Admin), but the
> > disk space is never returned to the system. Any way I can force this?
> >
> > I'm running 7.4 on CentOS4.3
>
> You likely have index bloat.  try reindexing.
>

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