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Re: Disk Space issue

From: "Pavan Deolasee" <pavan(dot)deolasee(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Devendra Singh Rawat" <Devendra_Rawat(at)infosys(dot)com>
Cc: "Praveen Kumar (TUV)" <praveen(dot)k(at)renaissance-it(dot)com>, "tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, "pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Disk Space issue
Date: 2008-06-11 08:19:43
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On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 1:12 PM, Devendra Singh Rawat
<Devendra_Rawat(at)infosys(dot)com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I recreated my database this morning with a dump size of 3GB, which after database creation occupied 3.5GB on disk.
> And in less than 8 hours it has bloated to additional 3.7GB (the disk size now is 7.2GB).

Check if you have autovacuum enabled and configured properly. Btw, you
should seriously consider upgrading to newer release like 8.3 which
significantly improves performance for high UPDATE work load.


Pavan Deolasee

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