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Re: VACUUM FULL out of memory

From: "Holger Hoffstaette" <holger(at)wizards(dot)de>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: VACUUM FULL out of memory
Date: 2008-01-07 16:33:53
Message-ID: pan.2008.01.07.16.33.53.25750@wizards.de (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, 07 Jan 2008 10:57:53 -0500, Andrew Sullivan wrote:

> Note that you should almost never use VACUUM FULL unless you've really
> messed things up.  I understand from the thread that you're just testing
> things out right now.  But VACUUM FULL is not something you should _ever_
> need in production, if you've set things up correctly.

Then why does it exist? Is it a historical leftover? If it is
only needed for emergency, should it not have a different name?
Just curious..

Holger



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