On Thu, Feb 22, 2007 at 09:35:45AM +0100, Zeugswetter Andreas ADI SD wrote:
> > vacuum should be a process with the least amount of voodoo. 
> > If we can just have vacuum_delay and vacuum_threshold, where 
> > threshold allows an arbitrary setting of how much bandwidth 
> > we will allot to the process, then that is a beyond wonderful thing.
> > 
> > It is easy to determine how much IO you have, and what you can spare.
> The tricky part is what metric to use. Imho "IO per second" would be
> good.
> In a typical DB scenario that is the IO bottleneck, not the Mb/s.

Well, right now they're one in the same... but yeah, IO/sec probably
does make more sense.
Jim Nasby                                            [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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