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Re: We need to log aborted autovacuums

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: We need to log aborted autovacuums
Date: 2010-11-17 21:55:40
Message-ID: 1290030940.10258.7188.camel@jd-desktop (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-hackers
On Wed, 2010-11-17 at 13:46 -0800, Josh Berkus wrote:
> Hackers,
> I've been trying to diagnose in a production database why certain tables
> never get autovacuumed despite having a substantial % of updates.  The
> obvious reason is locks blocking autovacuum from vacuuming the table ...
> but the trick is we don't log such blocking behavior, at all.  This
> means that there is no possible way for a user to figure out *why* his
> tables aren't getting autovacuumed.

Yes we do log this.


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