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Re: excluding tables from VACUUM ANALYZE

From: "Nikolas Everett" <nik9000(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Igor Neyman" <ineyman(at)perceptron(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: excluding tables from VACUUM ANALYZE
Date: 2008-10-30 13:40:59
Message-ID: d4e11e980810300640s6c32706fr68d720f407da753b@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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I generally write bash one liners for this kind of thing:

for table in $(psql -U postgres --tuples-only -c "SELECT schemaname || '.'
|| tablename FROM pg_tables WHERE tablename NOT IN ('table1', 'table2')") ;
do psql -U postgres -c "VACUUM ANALYZE $table"; done

This is nice because you can bring all kinds of awk/sed/grep to bear on your
problems.

On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 9:17 AM, Igor Neyman <ineyman(at)perceptron(dot)com> wrote:

>  This question didn't get any "traction on "admin" list, so I'll try
> here:
>
> I want to analyze the entire database with the exception of several
> tables.
>  When I run "VACUUM ANALYZE" (or "vacuumdb -z") on the database, how can I
> exclude specific tables from being analyzed?
> Is there any place in system dictionary, where the table could be marked ,
> so it's not processed (skipped) by "vacuum analyze"?
>
> Igor
>

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