Vikas Sharma <shavi...@gmail.com> writes: > So is it normal for postgres to fork out new postmaster processes from the > same data directory? I haven't seen this earlier.
They're not postmasters, they're child processes, as you can easily tell from the PID/PPID columns of your ps output. But a process inherits its title from the parent at fork(), and per this discussion, they haven't changed it yet. regards, tom lane