* Andres Freund (and...@2ndquadrant.com) wrote: > On 2014-02-16 21:26:47 -0500, Robert Haas wrote: > > I don't think anyone objected to increasing the defaults for work_mem > > and maintenance_work_mem by 4x, and a number of people were in favor, > > so I think we should go ahead and do that. If you'd like to do the > > honors, by all means! > > Actually, I object to increasing work_mem by default. In my experience > most of the untuned servers are backing some kind of web application and > often run with far too many connections. Increasing work_mem for those > is dangerous.
And I still disagree with this- even in those cases. Those same untuned servers are running dirt-simple queries 90% of the time and they won't use any more memory from this, while the 10% of the queries which are more complicated will greatly improve. > > I don't really know about cpu_tuple_cost. Kevin's often advocated > > raising it, but I haven't heard anyone else advocate for that. I > > think we need data points from more people to know whether or not > > that's a good idea in general. > > FWIW It's a good idea in my experience. I'm in favor of this also but I'm also in the camp of "gee, more data would be nice". Thanks, Stephen
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