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Cluster, Cluster, Schema, Schema
June 04, 2012
There are 500k to 1-million words in the English language, so you would think that Postgres would be able to find a unique word for every aspect of...
The Effectiveness of effective_cache_size
May 04, 2012
Friday, May 4, 2012 Having reported the methods for finding the size of the kernel cache on Linux, I wish to highlight the importance of the...
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...

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