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When to Use Multiple Clusters, Databases, or Schemas?
April 23, 2018
I previously explained that Postgres allows multiple databases per cluster. The outstanding question might be, when should I use multiple clusters,...Read more
Tuning shared_buffers and wal_buffers
January 09, 2018
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...Read more
Limiting Postgres Connections
November 02, 2018
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...Read more
Sample App Tour
November 02, 2018
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...Read more
Sorting Performance Improvement for Postgres 9.2
April 23, 2018
As part of the work on Postgres 9.2, yesterday Robert Haas applied a much-discussed ( December , January , February ) patch by Peter Geoghegan to...Read more
Virtual Private Database (VPD) in PPAS 9.1
April 23, 2018
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...Read more
Virtualizing Postgres
November 02, 2018
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...Read more
Going after load spikes and performance lulls with Postgres Enterprise Manager
April 23, 2018
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...Read more
What Is a GUC Variable?
November 02, 2018
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...Read more
StackBuilder Package Updates
November 02, 2018
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...Read more

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Bruce Momjian is a co-founder of the PostgreSQL Global Development Group, and has worked on Po...

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Dave has been actively involved in the PostgreSQL Project since 1998, as the lead developer of...