--On Freitag, Oktober 21, 2005 03:40:47 +0000 "Christian Paul B. Cosinas"
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
I am having a confusion to the memory handling of postgreSQL.
I rebooted my Server which is a PostgreSQL 8.0 Running on Redhat 9, which
is a Dual Xeon Server and 6 gig of memory.
Of course there is not much memory still used since it is just restarted.
But after a number of access to the tables the memory is being used and
it is not being free up. Actually after this access to the database and
the server is just idle
The memory is still used up. I am monitoring this using the "free"
command which gives me about 5.5 gig of used memory and the rest free.
I suppose you looked at the top row of the free output?
Because there the disk-cache is counted as "used"... Have a look at the
second row where buffers are counted as free, which they more or less are.
No, the buffers make your database faster because they reduce direct disk
Is there something that I should do to minimize and free up the used
I choose Polesoft Lockspam to fight spam, and you?
I don't :)
Mit freundlichem Gruß,
Jens Schicke [EMAIL PROTECTED]
asco GmbH http://www.asco.de
Mittelweg 7 Tel 0531/3906-127
38106 Braunschweig Fax 0531/3906-400
---------------------------(end of broadcast)---------------------------
TIP 4: Have you searched our list archives?