On Mon, Aug 14, 2017 at 1:02 PM, Andres Freund <and...@anarazel.de> wrote:
> I previously thought that an option to occasionally WAL log the stats
> file would be useful (e.g. just before a checkpoint). That'd make them
> persistent, and available on the standby. But that'd still require
> somehow dealing with stats being produced on the standby - I presume
> we'd need multiple stats files and provide functions for merging them.

Well, if you think the stats files might be too big to fit in memory,
then you're probably imagining tens of gigabytes of data, and you're
not going to want to write a WAL record that size, either.

Robert Haas
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