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Re: Connection Pooling...(Repost)...please do help..

From: Joseph Shraibman <jks(at)selectacast(dot)net>
To: "Clark, Joel" <jclark(at)lendingtree(dot)com>
Cc: "'sk(at)pobox(dot)com'" <sk(at)pobox(dot)com>, pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Connection Pooling...(Repost)...please do help..
Date: 2000-12-19 01:18:57
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"Clark, Joel" wrote:
> I haven't found PG to have much connection overhead, why would open/closing
> a connection-per-query require server side connection pooling? 

Each connection causes the backend to fork.  With a heavy load you'll
feel the overhead of creating and closing so many connections.

Joseph Shraibman
Increase signal to noise ratio.

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