Friday, 14 March 2014
Chapter 3 - part 2, the wrappers and debian's utilities
6 for further readings.
6 we'll look deeply to the index maintenance, how this can affect the performances.
VACUUM is a very important maintenance task. We'll take a deep look on this in the chapter 8.
4.2.2 By default pg_ctlcluster performs a smart shutdown mode. Using the -force option the script first try a fast shutdown mode. If the database doesn't shutdown in a reasonable time the script then try an immediate shutdown. If the the instance is still up the script then sends a kill -9 on the postgres process.