* Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> [0232 16:32]:
> Dick Davies <rasputnik(at)hellooperator(dot)net> writes:
> > Is there a neat way to clean out a database via SQL commands?
> > i.e. get rid of tables, sequences, integers, etc.
> > At present I'm using dropdb/createdb, but thats' far from ideal
> > and I think it's causing postgres to do more mork than it needs to...
> Well, if you put everything into one or a few schemas then dropping
> and recreating those schemas would do it. I suspect though that this
> is *not* faster than dropdb/createdb.
It's not just the speed, it's the constant deletes and creations in
~pgsql/data - as I said the other day, this is recreating a test db from the
production one as part of unit tests, so this happens dozens of times a day...
'...and then we wrote scripts to write the configs for us, and using
these scripts, we made mistakes in a faster, more automated manner.'
-- A Gentle Introduction to Cricket, on MRTG configuration
Rasputin :: Jack of All Trades - Master of Nuns
In response to
pgsql-admin by date
|Next:||From: Naomi Walker||Date: 2005-02-15 17:24:41|
|Subject: Re: empty a database|
|Previous:||From: Tom Lane||Date: 2005-02-15 16:31:57|
|Subject: Re: empty a database |