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  • I've done quite a bit of reading on stored procedures recently and the consensus seems to be that you shouldn't use them unless you really must. I don't understand this argument. If you implement all ...
    Some DeveloperSome Developer
    Jul 24, 2013 at 12:29 am
    Jul 25, 2013 at 11:59 pm
  • Recently, I've had a PostgreSQL 8.2.11 server upgraded to 8.4 in order to take advantage of autovacuum features. This server exists in a very closed environment (isolated network, limited root ...
    Paul TillesPaul Tilles
    Jul 3, 2013 at 3:20 pm
    Jul 17, 2013 at 10:20 am
  • Hi Folks/Alvaro/George Weaver/Sachin Kotwal <<< PLEASE CAN SOMEONE HELP ME!! Apologies for 'shouting': I have been trying since 21st June to get someone to help me, since my initial post using the ...
    Stephen BrearleyStephen Brearley
    Jul 29, 2013 at 7:23 pm
    Jul 31, 2013 at 2:00 pm
  • Howdy, I want to prevent any Postgresql database connection other than SSL but it didn't work and my client can connect without SSL! * How can fix this issue? P.S. To force SSL connection I made the ...
    Muhammad Bashir Al-NoimiMuhammad Bashir Al-Noimi
    Jul 9, 2013 at 12:32 am
    Jul 10, 2013 at 4:58 pm
  • Hi, I'm searching for a suitable Index for my query witch compares Strings with the Levenshtein distance. I read that a prefix index would fit, but I don't know how to build it. I only know that its ...
    Janek SendrowskiJanek Sendrowski
    Jul 20, 2013 at 4:38 pm
    Jul 31, 2013 at 1:56 pm
  • i've write this function that search if inside a specified table there's a specified value: CREATE FUNCTION check_if_if_exist(id INTEGER, table_name character(50), table_column character(20) ) ...
    GiozhGiozh
    Jul 4, 2013 at 3:53 pm
    Jul 7, 2013 at 3:02 pm
  • Hi all I'm making some experiments with table archiving and I'd like to "replace" a full table F with an empty one E. In order to do this I see only one way: ALTER TABLE F RENAME TO T; ALTER TABLE E ...
    Vincenzo RomanoVincenzo Romano
    Jul 12, 2013 at 11:24 am
    Jul 17, 2013 at 12:13 pm
  • Hi all, I am moving some data from one table to another in 9.2.4, and keep seeing this strange scenario: insert into newtable select data from oldtable where proc_date = x and proc_date < y; INSERT 0 ...
    Natalie WenzNatalie Wenz
    Jul 19, 2013 at 10:20 pm
    Jul 24, 2013 at 6:42 pm
  • I am new to PostgreSQL. I would like to know whether to use /pg_default/ Table space to create Database and its objetcs or to create custom Table space? I could not find what is recommended . Thanks ...
    DevonlineDevonline
    Jul 24, 2013 at 7:31 pm
    Jul 26, 2013 at 5:36 am
  • Hi all, Hope this question is not too stupid but...... I am trying to do something like this create table cats (a text,b text); create rule cats_test as on update to cats do set a = new.b; Can i ...
    Andrew BartleyAndrew Bartley
    Jul 25, 2013 at 6:44 am
    Jul 25, 2013 at 9:15 pm
  • one of our pg user send a select * from 10 million table without limit from psql,before get the return data,he realize the mistake and quite from psql.but after 2 hours,the sql still alive ...
    JovJov
    Jul 8, 2013 at 9:31 am
    Jul 12, 2013 at 12:26 am
  • Hi, I need to convert some numerical values to text using the decimal separator that corresponds to the current locale. However, I do not want to lose information by padding with zero decimals or ...
    Ingmar BrounsIngmar Brouns
    Jul 29, 2013 at 11:24 am
    Jul 30, 2013 at 7:27 pm
  • Hi, I need to do an alter table on a small table (~300 records), but it never ends. It may be because there are clients using that table. How can I force disconnect all clients to let me alter that ...
    Leonardo M. RaméLeonardo M. Ramé
    Jul 30, 2013 at 2:50 pm
    Jul 30, 2013 at 5:49 pm
  • Hello, While understanding the effect of maintenance_work_mem on time taken by CREATE INDEX, I observed that for the values of maintenance_work_mem less than the value for which an internal sort is ...
    Amit LangoteAmit Langote
    Jul 23, 2013 at 4:11 am
    Jul 30, 2013 at 12:29 am
  • Hello there! I've seen lots of people who have asked questions about how to log this or that, but I have the opposite question! :-) I'm seeing this in my logs: Jul 25 18:08:11 staging-db11 ...
    Tim SpencerTim Spencer
    Jul 25, 2013 at 11:00 pm
    Jul 29, 2013 at 4:38 pm
  • Hi all, I am trying to understand some odd locking behaviour. I apologize in advance if this is a basic question and should be widely understood but I don't see it described in the documentation as ...
    Pg noobPg noob
    Jul 3, 2013 at 5:30 pm
    Jul 23, 2013 at 8:01 pm
  • guys, have to use legacy 8.1. i have 100,000 tables in a schema that need to be queried (optimizing this by combining them into one will have to wait). so my query goes like so: "john"' into e; but i ...
    John SmithJohn Smith
    Jul 17, 2013 at 8:39 pm
    Jul 18, 2013 at 1:09 pm
  • Hi, I would like to consult with you a problematic response put by PostgreSQL after transaction recovery run by Narayana (JBossTS). I work on tests for Narayana and I hit a issue with PostgreSQL. The ...
    Ondrej ChaloupkaOndrej Chaloupka
    Jul 29, 2013 at 1:33 pm
    Jul 30, 2013 at 4:17 pm
  • Hello, I would like kindly ask for an advice whether and how the transaction log behavior could be configured. I would like to have possibility to differentiate transaction logs for two databases or ...
    Ondrej ChaloupkaOndrej Chaloupka
    Jul 22, 2013 at 8:10 am
    Jul 23, 2013 at 12:34 pm
  • Hello and greetings, I want to install postgresql for use as the backend to a Windows application. This seems to be no problem if postgresql is NOT already installed on the system. which is not in ...
    Arvind SinghArvind Singh
    Jul 18, 2013 at 10:22 am
    Jul 19, 2013 at 6:32 am
  • Good afternoon all, I'm trying to use pg_start_backup() and pg_stop_backup() to create point-in-time backups. More specifically, I'm trying to use filesystem tools (notably rsync or an rsync-like ...
    David B HarrisDavid B Harris
    Jul 16, 2013 at 2:10 pm
    Jul 17, 2013 at 1:59 am
  • I have two relations, where each relation has two fields, one indicating a name and one indicating a position. That is, each relation defines a sequence. I need to determine their longest common ...
    Robert JamesRobert James
    Jul 8, 2013 at 1:09 pm
    Jul 9, 2013 at 8:15 am
  • Sorry for cross-posting, i read that pg-bug was not the right place for this email Hi list! depressed me gets error messages like these: 2013-07-29 20:57:09 UTC <xaxos_mailer%xaxos_de ERROR: could ...
    Klaus ItaKlaus Ita
    Jul 29, 2013 at 10:37 pm
    Jul 30, 2013 at 3:38 pm
  • Hi, I have a problem with Triggers on VIEW: suppose I have: CREATE TABLE work ( id integer NOT NULL, work TEXT, worktype TEXT ); CREATE VIEW worksub AS SELECT FROM work WHERE worktype='subordinate' ...
    Massimo CostantiniMassimo Costantini
    Jul 30, 2013 at 12:40 pm
    Jul 30, 2013 at 1:55 pm
  • I have been asked to evaluate Oracle, mysql and postgresql as a possible replacement for our existing Oracle and MsSQL databases. Oracle and mysql I pretty much have covered. Postgresql, OTOH, is ...
    Stephen CarvilleStephen Carville
    Jul 3, 2013 at 8:11 pm
    Jul 4, 2013 at 7:53 pm
  • Hello, I've try to make some concurrency robustness test with an web server app that use Hibernate and Postgres. It seems that my trigger make deadlock when multiple thread use it. I will try to ...
    Loïc RollusLoïc Rollus
    Jul 26, 2013 at 1:00 pm
    Jul 30, 2013 at 7:19 am
  • Hi, Can SQL be used to retrieve data from multimedia content such as audio, video, image, full text? Regards Olivier
    Olivier AustinaOlivier Austina
    Jul 27, 2013 at 1:24 pm
    Jul 29, 2013 at 9:11 am
  • Hi guys, I am looking for a way of speeding up the process of switching over of severs. At the moment we are switching over via the trigger file, reconfiguring our applications, patching or updating ...
    TJTJ
    Jul 25, 2013 at 8:03 am
    Jul 26, 2013 at 6:54 am
  • Howdy, After upgrading my Pg from 9.1 to 9.2 the avaliable pgAdmin in ubuntu 21.10 reporotiy can't deal with Pg 9.2. How can I get recent pgAdmin version for ubuntu 12.10? P.S. - I tried ...
    Muhammad Bashir Al-NoimiMuhammad Bashir Al-Noimi
    Jul 17, 2013 at 1:26 pm
    Jul 18, 2013 at 6:30 am
  • Hi All, I am using postgres 9.1, I have a question about updating big table. Here is the basic information of this table. 1. This table has one primary key and other 11 columns. 2. It also has a ...
    Haiming ZhangHaiming Zhang
    Jul 14, 2013 at 10:56 am
    Jul 18, 2013 at 12:51 am
  • Hi, I need to have some different settings(like NAMEDATALEN etc.) and that's why I'm trying to build postgres from the source and to create an rpm to be send for install. Now, the build works fine ...
    Ktewari1Ktewari1
    Jul 12, 2013 at 9:37 pm
    Jul 17, 2013 at 2:08 pm
  • Hello: My first post; a Postgres newbie ... I am teaching myself PostgresQL using a trial database, and I am having trouble with underscores: IN the following example, development=# SELECT ...
    Victoria S.Victoria S.
    Jul 16, 2013 at 10:04 pm
    Jul 16, 2013 at 10:34 pm
  • Hello, I am upgrading from postgresql 9.0 to 9.2 using the utility pg_upgrade. Creation of catalog dump failed .The reason is in 9.2 view pg_roles has a column "rolecreatedblink" which is missing in ...
    Shankar KotamarthyShankar Kotamarthy
    Jul 12, 2013 at 11:56 am
    Jul 16, 2013 at 5:35 am
  • We are seeing situation like this: 1. 9.2.4 database 2. Master settings: name | setting ---------------------------+--------------- fsync | on synchronize_seqscans | on synchronous_commit | ...
    Hubert depesz lubaczewskiHubert depesz lubaczewski
    Jul 11, 2013 at 5:48 pm
    Jul 12, 2013 at 4:33 pm
  • Hi, I have postgresql streaming replication set up. I forgot to add an entry for trigger_file in recovery.conf. So I added that entry and did a pg_ctl reload. Is there a way to confirm that the entry ...
    Jayadevan MJayadevan M
    Jul 11, 2013 at 7:40 am
    Jul 11, 2013 at 12:02 pm
  • i've declared and implemented e function like: CREATE OR REPLACE FUNCTION acquistoLotto(m_g INTEGER, grossista VARCHAR(20), produttore BIGINT, costo INTEGER, dat DATE, descr VARCHAR(120), num_prod ...
    GiozhGiozh
    Jul 9, 2013 at 4:30 pm
    Jul 10, 2013 at 5:22 pm
  • Hello All I am newbie in this forum that's why I will be very grateful if would be able to help me and if you need some additional information please let me know. I have a query that I would like ...
    David CarpioDavid Carpio
    Jul 5, 2013 at 12:04 am
    Jul 5, 2013 at 6:51 pm
  • I wonder how quick is cursor without hold. I have a data set with 10^7 rows. *begin; declare mycursor cursor for select * from z; commit; * - this takes 3 ms. *begin; declare mycursor cursor with ...
    BoraldomasterBoraldomaster
    Jul 3, 2013 at 4:43 pm
    Jul 5, 2013 at 12:44 am
  • I frequently need to analyze the last query in psql: select * from table where id = 1; explain analyze select * from table where id = 1; It would be nice to be able to do this: explain analyze $LAST ...
    Joe Van DykJoe Van Dyk
    Jul 3, 2013 at 5:06 am
    Jul 3, 2013 at 9:58 pm
  • I have two postgres instances each with a database of same schema. The dataset in both is ''same'' but for randomness i.e. both contain two tables pc(did) and tc(pid, did) that have almost same ...
    Sandeep GuptaSandeep Gupta
    Jul 31, 2013 at 7:09 pm
    Jul 31, 2013 at 7:55 pm
  • Hi, I was looking at the new event triggers on 9.3 and was doing some testing. I have compiled PostgreSQL 9.3 Beta2 It looks from the examples that the only info right now available on plpgsql when ...
    Javier de la TorreJavier de la Torre
    Jul 29, 2013 at 1:12 pm
    Jul 30, 2013 at 7:16 am
  • Is there some simple way of viewing the search path (or other role-specific setting) for a role different to the current role? Apart from querying 'pg_db_role_setting' directly? Just wondering if I'm ...
    Ian Lawrence BarwickIan Lawrence Barwick
    Jul 23, 2013 at 12:15 pm
    Jul 29, 2013 at 3:12 pm
  • Trying to do an hourly hot incremental backup of a single postgres server (windows). I have the following setup in postgresql.conf: max_wal_senders=2 wal_level=archive archive_mode=on ...
    Neil McGuiganNeil McGuigan
    Jul 25, 2013 at 10:25 pm
    Jul 26, 2013 at 7:00 pm
  • Howdy, I want to upgrade my Postgresql server from 9.1 to 9.2 on ubuntu 12.04 but when I did the following ubuntu created a new server (on new port) instead of upgrading Postgresql & migrating the ...
    Muhammad Bashir Al-NoimiMuhammad Bashir Al-Noimi
    Jul 16, 2013 at 3:08 pm
    Jul 17, 2013 at 1:22 pm
  • Why does vacuum table is not updating the field last_vacuum of pg_stat_user_tables? select * from pg_stat_user_tables where relname = 'table1'; -[ RECORD 1 ]-----+------------------------------ relid ...
    AI RummanAI Rumman
    Jul 15, 2013 at 2:58 pm
    Jul 16, 2013 at 5:02 pm
  • Dear community Twice today our PG 9.1 server has caused a "soft lockup", with a kernel message like this: [1813775.496127] BUG: soft lockup - CPU#3 stuck for 73s! [postgres:18723] Full dmesg output - ...
    Stuart FordStuart Ford
    Jul 5, 2013 at 12:00 pm
    Jul 15, 2013 at 7:40 pm
  • Hello list, Can anyone point me to some reading material on how auto-generated sequence primary keys are handled on distributed systems? I think the advice used to be to use GUIDs, but I thought I ...
    Melvin CallMelvin Call
    Jul 12, 2013 at 2:23 pm
    Jul 12, 2013 at 3:09 pm
  • It's looking like I can use a plpgsql function to insert data into a table that violates a domain constraint. Is this a known problem? Session 1: create domain my_domain text check (length(value) ...
    Joe Van DykJoe Van Dyk
    Jul 9, 2013 at 11:06 pm
    Jul 9, 2013 at 11:42 pm
  • Hello Every one, Is Postgresql providing triggers on DB level, schema level ( in same DB)? Regards, Itishree
    Itishree suklaItishree sukla
    Jul 5, 2013 at 8:30 am
    Jul 5, 2013 at 12:24 pm
  • I'm not getting the xml2 and uuid-ossp control files delivered to the extension directory I've moved to a CentOS box (and dropped pam): cat /etc/system-release CentOS release 6.4 (Final) uname -a ...
    Rob SargentRob Sargent
    Jul 31, 2013 at 2:15 am
    Jul 31, 2013 at 3:31 pm
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