On Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 8:46 PM, Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 2:45 PM, Josh Berkus <j...@agliodbs.com> wrote:
>> On 10/10/2013 11:41 AM, Robert Haas wrote:
>>> tunedb --available-memory=32GB
>>> ...and it will print out a set of proposed configuration settings. If
>>> we want a mode that rewrites the configuration file, we could have:
>>> tunedb --available-memory=32GB --rewrite-config-file=$PATH
>>> ...but that might be overkill, at least for version 1.
>> Given that we are talking currently about ALTER SYSTEM SET *and*
>> configuration directories, we should not be rewriting any existing
>> config file. We should be adding an auto-generated one, or using ALTER
>> SYSTEM SET.
>> In fact, why don't we just do this though ALTER SYSTEM SET? add a
>> plpgsql function called pg_tune().
> That's another way to do it, for sure. It does require the ability to
> log in to the database. I imagine that could be less convenient in
> some scripting environments.
I think that would also make it much harder to automate for packagers.
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