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Re: Pet Peeves?

From: rhubbell <Rhubbell(at)iHubbell(dot)com>
To: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Pet Peeves?
Date: 2009-01-30 21:10:37
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On Fri, 30 Jan 2009 20:46:22 +0000
Gregory Stark <stark(at)enterprisedb(dot)com> wrote:

> rhubbell <Rhubbell(at)iHubbell(dot)com> writes:
> > What's your list look like?  Or maybe you want everyone else to do your work
> > for you and don't have anything to share.
> Heh, fair enough. Perhaps I should just say you should come to FOSDEM though
> :)

Haha, yeah buy the book, come to the show, see the movie.
Well I don't know what is FOSDEM. Will the talks be placed online
at some point? Up to each contributor? I'll check out what's FOSDEM.

> The usual bugaboos are things like having to do a dump/restore to upgrade,
> weak support for partitioning, no index-only-scans, etc. Things which have
> been mentioned several times.
> One thing which has *not* been mentioned which i find positively shocking is
> VACUUM. This was once our single biggest source of user complaints. Between
> Autovacuum improvements and HOT previously and the free space map in 8.4 the
> situation will be much improved. However there are still some common usage
> patterns where people run into problems.

I think it was mentioned.
Anyway glad to see that there's vibrant discussion here. Usually a sign of
a healthy community.

> -- 
>   Gregory Stark
>   EnterpriseDB
>   Ask me about EnterpriseDB's On-Demand Production Tuning

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