On Thu, Aug 06, 2009 at 01:42:06PM -0500, Campbell, Lance wrote:
> PostgreSQL 8.3
> Linux RedHat 4.X
> 24G of memory
> When loading a file generated from pg_dumpall is there a key setting in
> the configuration file that would allow the load to work faster.
> Lance Campbell
> Project Manager/Software Architect/DBA
> Web Services at Public Affairs
I have found that increasing maintenance_work_mem speeds
index rebuilds, turn off synchronous_commit or fsync if
you really can afford to start over. Another big help is
to use the parallel pg_restore from PostgreSQL 8.4.0 to
perform the restore.