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Re: auto_vacuum question

From: "Mark Steben" <msteben(at)autorevenue(dot)com>
To: "'Alvaro Herrera'" <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: auto_vacuum question
Date: 2008-03-17 15:17:23
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Thanks Alvaro - did as you suggested and looks to be working better

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-----Original Message-----
From: Alvaro Herrera [mailto:alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com] 
Sent: Monday, March 17, 2008 10:58 AM
To: Mark Steben
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [ADMIN] auto_vacuum question

Mark Steben wrote:
> We upgraded from postgres 7.4.5 to 8.2.5 a couple weekends ago.  I just
> turned auto vacuum on today.
> I manually inserted 4 entries in PG_AUTOVACUUM with enabled = 'f' to
> these larger tables
> That we manually vacuum every night.  But the first tables that autovacuum
> chooses to vacuum are
> These 4 tables.  Am I missing something?

My guess is that you set the rest of the settings to 0, particularly for
the freeze settings.  In that case, try changing them to -1.

Alvaro Herrera                      
The PostgreSQL Company - Command Prompt, Inc.

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