On 2016-08-23 19:33:33 -0300, Claudio Freire wrote: > On Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 7:20 PM, Andres Freund <and...@anarazel.de> wrote: > >> Wouldn't more aggressive vacuuming of catalog tables fix the bloat? > > > > Not really in my experience, at least not without more drastic vacuum > > changes. The issue is that if you have a single "long running" > > transaction (in some workloads that can even just be a 3 min taking > > query/xact), nothing will be cleaned up during that time. If you have a > > few hundred temp tables created per sec, you'll be in trouble even > > then. Not to speak of the case where you have queries taking hours (say > > a backup). > > Well, my experience isn't as extreme as that (just a few dozen temp > tables per minute), but when I see bloat in catalog tables it's > because all autovacuum workers are stuck vacuuming huge tables for > huge periods of time (hours or days).
Well, that's because our defaults are batshit stupid. -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers