Josh Berkus wrote: > Bruce, > > > Agreed. Text added to install docs: > > > > <para> > > By default, <productname>PostgreSQL</> is configured to run on minimal > > hardware. This allows it to start up with almost any hardware > > configuration. However, the default configuration is not designed for > > optimum performance. To achieve optimum performance, several server > > variables must be adjusted, the two most common being > > <varname>shared_buffers</varname> and <varname> sort_mem</varname> > > mentioned in <![%standalone-include[the documentation]]> > > <![%standalone-ignore[<xref > > linkend="runtime-config-resource-memory">]]>. Other parameters in > > <![%standalone-include[the documentation]]> <![%standalone-ignore[<xref > > linkend="runtime-config-resource">]]> also affect performance. > > </para> > > What would you think of adding a condensed version of my and Shridhar's guide > to the install docs? I think I can offer a 3-paragraph version which would > cover the major points of setting PostgreSQL.conf.
Yes, I think that is a good idea --- now, does it go in the install docs, or in the docs next to each GUC item? -- Bruce Momjian | http://candle.pha.pa.us [EMAIL PROTECTED] | (610) 359-1001 + If your life is a hard drive, | 13 Roberts Road + Christ can be your backup. | Newtown Square, Pennsylvania 19073 ---------------------------(end of broadcast)--------------------------- TIP 1: subscribe and unsubscribe commands go to [EMAIL PROTECTED]