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Re: Postgres Database slow

From: Brad Nicholson <bnichols(at)ca(dot)afilias(dot)info>
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Postgres Database slow
Date: 2005-11-21 19:10:06
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Nirmal Kumar wrote:

>We are facing a slowness problem in posgres Database.
>Whenver we query a data it is very very slow.It is
>running on the IBM ISERIES I5 Server.
>HARDWARE: IBM Iseries I5 PPC Server
>Using the command line also it is taking long time to
>query a database.
>Any Cluses
Nope,  because you haven't given anything for us to work with.

It could the database configuration.  It could be the hardware.  It 
could be poorly written queries.  It could be that you aren't vacuuming 
the database often enough, ect, ect.

A good place to start looking would be to use the explain command to 
look at the query plans for some of your queries.  Post some to the list 
if you need a hand.

Brad Nicholson  416-673-4106
Database Administrator, Afilias Canada Corp.

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