Now, in the final post, I will try to explain how it happens that Pg chooses “Operation X" over “Operation Y".
In this, hopefully 2nd to last, post in the series, I will cover the rest of usually happening operations that you can see in your explain outputs.
Word of warning: this blogpost is about thing related to Bash (well, maybe other shells too, didn't really test), but since I found it while doing Pg work, and it might bite someone else doing Pg related work, I decided to add it to “postgresql" tag.
So, due to some work I had to do, I needed a quick, repeatable way to setup some Pg instances, replication between them, and some data loader. All very simple, no real problems. At least that's what I thought…
In previous post in the series I wrote about how to interpret single line in explain analyze output, it's structure, and later on described all basic data-getting operations (nodes in explain tree).
Today, we'll move towards more complicated operations.