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Re: Storage space lost during an UPDATE

From: "Vitaly Belman" <vitalyb(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Storage space lost during an UPDATE
Date: 2004-07-09 21:18:56
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Lists: pgsql-novice
Ah, I understand. Thanks :).

Steve Crawford wrote:
> This is expected. It has to do with MVCC, not commit. PostgreSQL
> creates a duplicate record for each record that was updated. This is
> how MVCC hangs on to "old" records that may still be in use by other
> transactions.
> Cheers,
> Steve

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