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pg_timetable v5.3 is out!

by Pavlo Golub | 03.2023
Our team is proud to introduce a new pg_timetable v5.3 release! This time we focused solely on implementing new features […]

zheap: Inspecting storage sizes

by Hans-Jürgen Schönig | 10.2020
To dig a bit deeper into zheap and PostgreSQL storage technology in general I decided to provide some more empirical […]

zheap: Reinvented PostgreSQL storage

by Hans-Jürgen Schönig | 10.2020
In PostgreSQL table bloat has been a primary concern since the original MVCC model was conceived. Therefore we have decided […]

"LOCK TABLE" can harm your database's health

by Laurenz Albe | 03.2019
  Many people know that explicit table locks with LOCK TABLE are bad style and usually a consequence of bad […]

idle_in_transaction_session_timeout: Terminating idle transactions in PostgreSQL

by Hans-Jürgen Schönig | 04.2018
When running PostgreSQL on a production system, it might happen that you are facing table bloat. As you might know […]

Four reasons why VACUUM won't remove dead rows from a table

by Laurenz Albe | 03.2018
Why vacuum? Whenever rows in a PostgreSQL table are updated or deleted, dead rows are left behind. VACUUM gets rid […]

How a bad network configuration can cause table bloat

by Laurenz Albe | 01.2018
(Updated 2023-04-20) I recently had an interesting support case with table bloat that shows how the cause of a problem […]

Introducing pg_squeeze - a PostgreSQL extension to auto-rebuild bloated tables

by CYBERTEC Guest | 10.2016
By Kaarel Moppel - Auto-rebuild bloated tables with pg_squeeze: One of the few areas where out-of-the-box functionality by PostgreSQL is […]

Estimating table bloat in PostgreSQL

by CYBERTEC Guest | 06.2016
Recently there have been a couple of very exhaustive and rather technical posts on Planet Postgresql on the topic of bloat. […]

Detecting table bloat in PostgreSQL

by Hans-Jürgen Schönig | 08.2013
If your PostgreSQL database is purely maintained (lack of VACUUM) or badly structured, you might face some table bloat. UPDATE […]
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