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Re: avoiding seqscan?

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: Palle Girgensohn <girgen(at)pingpong(dot)net>,pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: avoiding seqscan?
Date: 2003-09-29 02:28:52
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> Indeed, setting random_page_cost does the trick. Thanks!
> It seems to make sense to set random_page_cost to this value. Are there any
> drawbacks?

Only if your server was heavily multi-tasking, and as a result had little 
RAM+CPU available.  Then you'd want to raise the value again.

Josh Berkus
Aglio Database Solutions
San Francisco

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