>    We have also done little to no performance tuning of Postgres' 
> configuration.  We do have indexes on all of the important columns and 
> we have reindexed.  Any pointers would be greatly appreciated.

Tuning will often double (if not more) the performance.

What are the specs of the box?  Memory, CPU, Disk.  Are any of these
short?  Are you swapping? Pegged CPU? iostat reports heavy disk usage?

What else is running on it?

How often does your data turn over? (Frequency of updates / inserts /

I assume you have vacuumed recently? Please attach output of VACUUM

Please attach your postgresql.conf file.

Please include the header lines from 'top' output (memory cache / buffer
lines in particular).

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