Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Apr 2005, Christopher Browne wrote:
>> Some reasonable approximations might include:
>> - How much disk I/O was recorded in the last 60 seconds?
>> - How many application transactions (e.g. - invoices or such) were
>> issued in the last 60 seconds (monitoring a sequence could be
>> good enough).
> Some way of doing a 'partial vacuum' would be nice ... where a VACUUM
> could stop after it processed those '10 elderly tuples' and on the
> next pass, resume from that point instead of starting from the
> beginning again ...
That is sorta what the vacuum delay settings accomplish.