Skip site navigation (1) Skip section navigation (2)

Re: postgresql.conf Docs

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: David Wheeler <david(at)kineticode(dot)com>
Cc: sfpug(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: postgresql.conf Docs
Date: 2003-06-05 16:23:16
Message-ID: (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: sfpug

> Thanks again for your great documentation of the postgresql.conf
> settings. I've just revamped the Bricolage performance tuning docs
> after reading your comments on shared_buffers and sort_mem.

Cool!  Especially as they're not finished yet.

> Question: Will you be posting these docs somewhere? I'd like to include
> a link to them in the Bricolage docs.

Yes.  In fact, here's what's going to happen in the near future:

1) I will be providing completed tables for all variables for both 7.3.3 and 
7.4 beta.

2) We will be re-ordering the Postgresql.conf variables for the 7.4 release 
based on the more logical order I proposed, so that the order and grouping of 
variables in the table will match Postgresql.conf and vice-versa (also the 
official online docs).

3) I will be talking about this stuff at length at the next meeting.  Be 

> Bric/DBA.pod?rev=
> See the "Performance Tuning" section for the changes I made. An old
> example was setting shared_buffers to 20000!

Yeah, a lot of people made that mistake.   Wanna print out that doc and bring 
it with to the next meeting?

Josh Berkus
Aglio Database Solutions
San Francisco

In response to


sfpug by date

Next:From: David WheelerDate: 2003-06-05 16:29:21
Subject: Re: postgresql.conf Docs
Previous:From: David WheelerDate: 2003-06-05 16:13:34
Subject: postgresql.conf Docs

Privacy Policy | About PostgreSQL
Copyright © 1996-2017 The PostgreSQL Global Development Group