"Christopher Kings-Lynne" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> What I mean is say you have an enterprise server doing heaps of transactions
> with lots of work.  If you have scads of RAM, could you just shove up
> wal_buffers really high and assume it will improve performance?

There is no such thing as infinite RAM (or if there is, you paid *way*
too much for your database server).  My feeling is that it's a bad
idea to put more than you absolutely have to into single-use buffers.
Multi-purpose buffers are usually a better use of RAM.

                        regards, tom lane

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