Tuning for PostGreSQL Database

Bosko Milekic bmilekic at technokratis.com
Tue Jul 22 08:59:03 PDT 2003

On Tue, Jul 22, 2003 at 11:37:44AM -0400, Dan Langille wrote:
> On 21 Jul 2003 at 20:35, Jason Stone wrote:
> > I feel like this is an extremely important point.  If softupdates changes
> > the semantics of sync(2)/fsync(2), then it absolutely has to be off for a
> > postgresql server because postgresql counts on fsync in order to make its
> > durability guarantees.
> If this means all FreeBSD-PostgreSQL users need to change their 
> setup, we need to do something ASAP.  I'd first recommend getting the 
> confirmation from the PostgreSQL team, then adjusting the PostgreSQL 
> documenation and the FreeBSD port.
> Does anyone feel this is urgent enough that they'll do something 
> about it?
> -- 
> Dan Langille : http://www.langille.org/

  You sound like you know exactly what's involved. :-)

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