Medi Montaseri wrote:
> I am using PG 7.2 with fsync truned on but still need a more immediate
> write thru.
> Does PG uses the fsync (or open_sync, etc) just for the WAL or for
> tables as well ?
Just for WAL.
> I understand the consequence of limiting buffer cache but my application
> cares more about
> integrity than performance. I'd like to be able to write the data to the
> physical storage ASAP,
> or ideally 100% in sync mode.
> I have found that by reducing the checkpoint parameters I can write the
> data to disk sooner.
> For example
> checkpoint_segments = 1
> checkpoint_timeout = 30
> What else do I have to work with....?
PostgreSQL is already 100% reliable (pull plug and see) so I don't see
any value to changing those parameters.
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