"D. Dante Lorenso" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> I'm running PostgreSQL 7.4 on a quad Xeon attached to a
> beefy disk array.  However, I am begining to wonder if this is
> a waste of CPU power.
> I think I read somewhere that PostgreSQL is NOT multi-threaded.
> But, will it be able to take advantage of multiple CPUs?  Will
> I have to run separate postmaster instances to get the advantage?

PG uses a separate backend process for each connection, so if you have
multiple simultaneous connections they will use different CPUs.
Single queries will not be split across CPUs.


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