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Re: Help how to tune-up my Database

From: Bricklen <bricklen-rem(at)yahoo(dot)comz>
To: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Help how to tune-up my Database
Date: 2004-05-07 16:47:09
Message-ID: h4Pmc.5347$uN4.1032@clgrps12 (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
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scott.marlowe wrote:
> sort_mem might do with a small bump, especially if you're only handling a 
> few connections at a time.  Be careful, it's per sort, and measured in 
> megs, so it's easy for folks to set it too high and make their machine 
> start flushing too much kernel cache, which will slow down the other 
> backends that have to go to disk for data.
(under "Memory"), it says that sort_mem is set in KB. Is this document 
wrong (or outdated)?

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