>   I've put together a short article and posted it online regarding
>   performance tuning PostgreSQL in general.  I believe it helps to bring
>   together the info in a easy to digest manner. I would appreciate any
>   feedback, comments, and especially any technical corrections.

Looks nice. You should mark the link to the perf tips at as 
"PostgreSQL 7.4" and augment it with the current version here:
as well as the Annotated .Conf File:

For my part, I've generally seen that SATA disks still suck for read-write 
applications.   I generally rate 1 UltraSCSI = 2 SATA disks for anything but 
a 99% read application.

Josh Berkus
Aglio Database Solutions
San Francisco

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