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Re: Problems with autovacuum

From: Łukasz Jagiełło <lukasz(dot)jagiello(at)gforces(dot)pl>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Problems with autovacuum
Date: 2009-05-26 18:36:34
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W dniu 26 maja 2009 20:28 użytkownik Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> napisał:
>>> I believe the interpretation of autovacuum_naptime is that it should
>>> examine each database that often, ie once a minute by default.  So
>>> it's got more than 30 databases per second to look through.
>> Note that this is correct in 8.1 and 8.2 but not 8.3 onwards.
> Oh?  The current documentation still defines the variable thusly:
>        Specifies the minimum delay between autovacuum runs on any given
>        database. In each round the daemon examines the database and
>        issues VACUUM and ANALYZE commands as needed for tables in that
>        database.
> I suppose the use of "minimum" means that this is not technically
> incorrect, but it's sure not very helpful if there is some other
> rule involved that causes it to not behave as I said.  (And if there
> is some other rule, what is that?)  Please improve the docs.

After change autovacuum_naptime postgresql behave like you wrote before.

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