On 03/20/2015 10:47 AM, Peter Geoghegan wrote:

On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 9:52 AM, Joshua D. Drake <j...@commandprompt.com> wrote:
There are just as many people that are running with scissors that are now
running (or attempting to run) our elephant in production. Does it make
sense to remove fsync (and possibly full_page_writes) from such a visible
place as postgresql.conf?


Anyone turning off fsync without even for a moment considering the
consequences has only themselves to blame.

This is an extremely valid point. Shall we hand them a loaded gun with the safety off too? We can't protect everyone but this is a rather simple change that hurts nobody.

I am not going to raise a huge stink or anything but it seems rather simple.


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Now I get it: your service is designed for a customer
base that grew up with Facebook, watches Japanese seizure
robot anime, and has the attention span of a gnat.
I'm not that user., "Tyler Riddle"

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