On 26th of January, Magnus Hagander committed patch:
Add counters for number and size of temporary files used
for spill-to-disk queries for each database to the
Tomas Vondra, review by Magnus Hagander
Continue reading Waiting for 9.2 – temporary file stats per database
After loooong pause, adding next (well, second) post to the “series“. This time, I'd like to describe how logging works. And I don't mean binary logging (WAL), but the log for us, humans, to read.
Before I will go to the postgresql.conf options, let me first describe what happens when PostgreSQL wants to log something.
Continue reading Understanding postgresql.conf : log*