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Re: default resource limits

From: daveg <daveg(at)sonic(dot)net>
To: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
Cc: "Patches (PostgreSQL)" <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: default resource limits
Date: 2005-12-23 22:22:56
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On Fri, Dec 23, 2005 at 03:38:56PM -0500, Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> >
> >What numbers would you like? If what I suggested seems odd, how about 
> >targets of 400 connections, 4000 shared_buffers and 200,000 
> >max_fsm_pages?
> Here's a patch that does what I had in mind. On my modest workstation it 
> tops out at 400 connections and 2500/125000 
> shared_buffers/max_fsm_pages. An idle postmaster with these settings 
> consumed less than 4% of the 380Mb of memory, according to top, making 
> it still dwarfed by X, mozilla, apache and amavisd among other memory hogs.

I don't understand the motivation for so many connections by default, it
seems wasteful in most cases.


David Gould                      daveg(at)sonic(dot)net
If simplicity worked, the world would be overrun with insects.

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