On Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 11:49:30PM -0400, Robert Haas wrote: > To be honest, I'd sort of forgotten about the change which is the > nominal subject of this thread - I was more focused on the patch, > which makes it configurable. I was definitely initially in favor of > raising the value, but I got cold feet, a bit, when Alvaro pointed out > that going to 64MB would require a substantial increase in > min_wal_size. I'm not sure people with small installations will > appreciate seeing that value cranked up from 5 segments * 16MB = 80MB > to, say, 3 segments * 64MB = 192MB. That's an extra 100+ MB of space > that doesn't really do anything for you. And nobody's done any > benchmarking to see whether having only 3 segments is even a workable, > performant configuration, so maybe we'll end up with 5 * 64MB = 320MB > by default.
Maybe its time to have a documentation section listing suggested changes for small installs so we can have more reasonable defaults. -- Bruce Momjian <br...@momjian.us> http://momjian.us EnterpriseDB http://enterprisedb.com + As you are, so once was I. As I am, so you will be. + + Ancient Roman grave inscription + -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers