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Re: Setting vacuum_mem for vacuumdb utility

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Jeff Boes <jboes(at)nexcerpt(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Setting vacuum_mem for vacuumdb utility
Date: 2004-05-31 02:48:33
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Jeff Boes wrote:
> I just discovered that the use of a much larger setting on vacuum_mem 
> has a joyous effect on the throughput of VACUUM FULL for some of our 
> tables. However, all of my maintenance scripts use "vacuumdb" (the 
> command-line utility) instead of psql. How can I set vacuum_mem for the 
> duration of the vacuumdb command's execution?

Sure, set it in postgresql.conf.

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