Create table as select ... Order by ...

Copy to ...

- Luke

Msg is shrt cuz m on ma treo

 -----Original Message-----
From:   Andrew Dunstan [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
Sent:   Thursday, October 05, 2006 12:51 PM Eastern Standard Time
To:     Tom Lane
Cc:     Mark Woodward;
Subject:        Re: [HACKERS] Query Failed, out of memory

Tom Lane wrote:
> "Mark Woodward" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
>> psql -p 5435 -U pgsql -t -A -c "select client, item, rating, day from
>> ratings order by client" netflix > netflix.txt
> FWIW, there's a feature in CVS HEAD to instruct psql to try to use a
> cursor to break up huge query results like this.  For the moment I'd
> suggest using COPY instead.

but COPY doesn't guarantee any order.

BTW, I just this morning discovered the hard way that our linux boxes 
didn't have strict memory allocation turned on, and then went and set 
it. I'd advise Mark to do the same, if he hasn't already.



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