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Re: Huge memory consumption during vacuum (v.8.0)

From: Oleg Bartunov <oleg(at)sai(dot)msu(dot)su>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Pgsql Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Huge memory consumption during vacuum (v.8.0)
Date: 2005-02-02 07:27:02
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On Tue, 1 Feb 2005, Tom Lane wrote:

> Oleg Bartunov <oleg(at)sai(dot)msu(dot)su> writes:
>> I see that pgsql_tmp/ contains files, looks like clustered table.
>> What postmaster is doing if disk usage doesn't changed ?
> Most likely doing a disk-based merge sort ...

so, it uses 'work_mem' as a buffer ?

> 			regards, tom lane
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