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Re: changes to postgresql.conf

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: Johnny Tan <johnnydtan(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: changes to postgresql.conf
Date: 2012-09-24 13:20:54
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On Mon, Sep 24, 2012 at 3:05 PM, Johnny Tan <johnnydtan(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> I need to make changes to these settings in postgresql.conf:
> * effective_cache_size
> * shared_buffers
> * work_mem
> * maintenance_work_mem
> On a live, production server, can I simply do a "reload" and get those
> values in, or do I need to do a stop/start?

For shared_buffers, you need a stop/start. For the other three, a
reload is enough.

 Magnus Hagander

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