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8.0.0beta3 vacuum analyze

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I *think* I'm seeing "vacuum analyze" queries launched automatically on an
8.0.0beta3 (unless I have a rogue autovac running that I haven't spotted).
Is this something new in 8.0 and to be expected?

My settings:

#vacuum_cost_delay = 0 # 0-1000 milliseconds
#vacuum_cost_page_hit = 1 # 0-10000 credits
#vacuum_cost_page_miss = 10 # 0-10000 credits
#vacuum_cost_page_dirty = 20 # 0-10000 credits
#vacuum_cost_limit = 200 # 0-10000 credits

Ed
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Nov 23 '05 #1
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On Mon, 2004-10-18 at 14:49, Ed L. wrote:
I *think* I'm seeing "vacuum analyze" queries launched automatically on an
8.0.0beta3 (unless I have a rogue autovac running that I haven't spotted).
Is this something new in 8.0 and to be expected?
No.
#vacuum_cost_delay = 0 # 0-1000 milliseconds
#vacuum_cost_page_hit = 1 # 0-10000 credits
#vacuum_cost_page_miss = 10 # 0-10000 credits
#vacuum_cost_page_dirty = 20 # 0-10000 credits
#vacuum_cost_limit = 200 # 0-10000 credits


Vacuum cost delay affects the way that VACUUM behaves, not the frequency
with which it is executed.

-Neil

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Nov 23 '05 #2

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In the last exciting episode, pg***@bluepolka.net ("Ed L.") wrote:
I *think* I'm seeing "vacuum analyze" queries launched automatically on an
8.0.0beta3 (unless I have a rogue autovac running that I haven't spotted).
Is this something new in 8.0 and to be expected?

My settings:

#vacuum_cost_delay = 0 # 0-1000 milliseconds
#vacuum_cost_page_hit = 1 # 0-10000 credits
#vacuum_cost_page_miss = 10 # 0-10000 credits
#vacuum_cost_page_dirty = 20 # 0-10000 credits
#vacuum_cost_limit = 200 # 0-10000 credits


None of this would cause vacuums to be initiated.

The above configuration settings allow making vacuums "relatively
lazy;" instead of them running full-bore, and killing cache/chewing
I/O, they can do a few blocks worth of work, and then sleep a bit.

They are all commented out, so they won't have _any_ effect.

Note that this "lazier vacuuming" can be run alongside ARC to get some
synergistic benefit:

- ARC prevents vacuums from trashing the shared memory cache;

- "lazy vacuum" / "vacuum delay" prevents vacuums from taking over
all I/O
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Nov 23 '05 #3

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On 10/18/2004 12:49 AM, Ed L. wrote:
I *think* I'm seeing "vacuum analyze" queries launched automatically on an
8.0.0beta3 (unless I have a rogue autovac running that I haven't spotted).
Is this something new in 8.0 and to be expected?


Are you running Slony by any chance?
Jan

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Nov 23 '05 #4

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On Monday October 18 2004 2:39, Jan Wieck wrote:
On 10/18/2004 12:49 AM, Ed L. wrote:
I *think* I'm seeing "vacuum analyze" queries launched automatically on
an 8.0.0beta3 (unless I have a rogue autovac running that I haven't
spotted). Is this something new in 8.0 and to be expected?


Are you running Slony by any chance?


Not on the system in question. Problem has ceased.

Ed
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Nov 23 '05 #5

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