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Re: Setting the shared buffers

From: "Claus Guttesen" <kometen(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Javier Somoza" <jsomoza(at)pandasoftware(dot)es>
Cc: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Setting the shared buffers
Date: 2006-02-27 13:17:35
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>             How should i set this configuration? Depending on the memory?
>             And then is it necessary to perform a benchmarking test?

I've set it to 'shared_buffers = 12288' with 8 GB RAM on postgresql 7.4.9,
FreeBSD 6.0. There is no exact size, depends on type of workload, server-OS
etc. Adjust it up and down and see if your performance changes.


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