>>>>> "AL" == Allen Landsidel <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

AL> Well I had the vacuums running every 15 minutes for a while.. via a
AL> simple cron script I wrote just to make sure no more than one vacuum
AL> ran at once, and to 'nice' the job.. but performance on the db does

"nice"-ing the client does nothing for the backend server that does
the actual work.  You need to track down the PID of the backend server
running the vacuum and renice *it* to get any effect.

Vivek Khera, Ph.D.                Khera Communications, Inc.
Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED]       Rockville, MD       +1-240-453-8497
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