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Re: enabling autovacuum

From: "Matthew T(dot) O'Connor" <matthew(at)zeut(dot)net>
To: Jeremy Harris <jgh(at)wizmail(dot)org>
Cc: Chander Ganesan <chander(at)otg-nc(dot)com>, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: enabling autovacuum
Date: 2008-01-31 01:56:39
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Jeremy Harris wrote:
> Chander Ganesan wrote:
>> Inserts don't generate dead tuples, and AVD looks at obsolete 
>> tuples..  As such,  I wouldn't expect AVD to kick off until after you 
>> did a mass delete...assuming that delete was sizable enough to 
>> trigger a vacuum.
> Ah, that would explain it - thankyou.   So I need to retreat to
> the question of why the weekly vacuum permits the observed bloat.
> Any ideas?   More information that I could gather? 

Autovacuum will kick off an analyze if you do enough inserts however.

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