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Re: [INTERFACES] table very big !!!!!

From: Peter Mount <peter(at)retep(dot)org(dot)uk>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Pablo Saul Salazar - CESERCOMP <ssalazar(at)goliat(dot)espol(dot)edu(dot)ec>, pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [INTERFACES] table very big !!!!!
Date: 1999-11-23 06:53:38
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On Mon, 22 Nov 1999, Tom Lane wrote:

> Peter Mount <peter(at)retep(dot)org(dot)uk> writes:
> > Ah, try running first vacuum; then vacuum analyze. The first one will
> > truncate the table removing the wasted space. The second simply rebuilds
> > some statistics about the table.
> This is not right --- AFAICT, vacuum *always* runs the compaction phase.
> You can allow or skip the stats-gathering phase by specifying "analyze"
> or not, but "vacuum analyze" implies "vacuum".

Thanks for the correction. I've always run both myself, hence the answer.


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