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When to Use Multiple Clusters, Databases, or Schemas?
April 23, 2012
*/ I previously explained that Postgres allows multiple databases per cluster. The outstanding question might be, when should I use multiple clusters...
Tuning shared_buffers and wal_buffers
March 15, 2012
I spend a lot of time answering questions about PostgreSQL, and one of the questions I get asked frequently is: how should I set shared_buffers? And...
Limiting Postgres Connections
February 24, 2012
Friday, February 24, 2012 During recent training , I realized there five ways to control who can access Postgres, and it isn't totally clear in the...
Sample App Tour
February 23, 2012
In my last blog , I performed a very short DB migration from a local PostgreSQL installation to one running in the cloud. In this blog, I want to...
Sorting Performance Improvement for Postgres 9.2
February 16, 2012
As part of the work on Postgres 9.2, yesterday Robert Haas applied a much-discussed ( December , January , February ) patch by Peter Geoghegan to...
Virtual Private Database (VPD) in PPAS 9.1
February 10, 2012
Great News is Postgres Plus Advanced 9.1 is now available for users. So, I thought to write something about Virtual Private Database features, which...
Virtualizing Postgres
February 09, 2012
Postgres is an ideal database to run in a virtual environment or public/private cloud — one reason is that Postgres relies heavily on the operating...
Going after load spikes and performance lulls with Postgres Enterprise Manager
December 02, 2011
Bruce Momjian recently did a blog on Postgres Monitoring tools. I want to point out a unique and useful feature of Postgres Enterprise Manager from...
What Is a GUC Variable?
December 01, 2011
Thursday, December 1, 2011 You might have heard the term "GUC" before, especially on the Postgres email lists. It is documented as an acronym meaning...
StackBuilder Package Updates
October 05, 2011
If you've ever used one of the PostgreSQL installers for v8.2 or above, either the old Windows MSI installer or the newer "one click" installers that...

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