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Re: Can I contribute : " Soft Tuning PostgreSQL HOWTO "

From: Vince Vielhaber <vev(at)michvhf(dot)com>
To: Jean-Paul ARGUDO <jean-paul(dot)argudo(at)idealx(dot)com>
Cc: PostgreSQL-documentation <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Subject: Re: Can I contribute : " Soft Tuning PostgreSQL HOWTO "
Date: 2002-01-24 15:42:11
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On Thu, 24 Jan 2002, Jean-Paul ARGUDO wrote:

> Hi all,
>
>
> Bruce Momjian wrote an article about Hardware Tuning, on the 8th of
> January 2002, wich is linked from techdocs.postgresql.org
>
> I am DBA in an Open Source company in Paris, France. I wrote a SGML
> document on Soft Tuning HOWTO. I use this document on every tuning
> session of PostgreSQL customers want.
>
> I am wondering if you could:
>  * tell me if you are interested in this document
>  * make a link to my doc (and / or host the document ??)
>  * correct posible mistakes of language
>  * have an advice on technical subjects (tell me if I say the truth or
>    not, if my advices are good or not)=> hackers?
>
> If you are interested in this little contrib, please tell me, I'll send
> the SGML source of the document.
>
> I talk about many subjects on HOWTO make a PostgreSQL business databases
> run faster.
>
> For example (not yet in correct order):
>  * indexes
>  * datatype
>  * btrees / rtrees and sequence based primary keys => index tree balancing
>  * vacuum, vaccumdb
>  * size of tables
>  * making archive tables to empty production tables
>  * symbolic links to move tables on different disks
>  * index or not index on tables? => litle tables should not often be
>    indexed,
>  * etc...
>
> So, I hope this document to become a Cookbook on HOWTO soft tune a
> PostgreSQL database.
>
> Bruce wrote the HOWTO Hard tune database, I think this could be put
> together to help DBAs.

We'll be happy to host any docs you want to contribute.

Vince.
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