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In response to new to postgres (and db management) and performance already a problem :-(  (Antoine)
Responses Re: new to postgres (and db management) and performance already a problem :-(  (Tom Lane)
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> That does sound like a lack-of-vacuuming problem.  If the performance
> goes back where it was after VACUUM FULL, then you can be pretty sure
> of it.  Note that autovacuum is not designed to fix this for you: it
> only ever issues regular vacuum not vacuum full.

in our db system (for a website), i notice performance boosts after a vacuum
full. but then, a VACUUM FULL takes 50min+ during which the db is not really
accessible to web-users. is there another way to perform maintenance tasks
AND leaving the db fully operable and accessible?

thanks,
thomas



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