Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-07-23 at 15:03 -0700, Gerald Fontenay wrote:
>>> The PostgreSQL partitioning system is aimed to support perhaps a
>>> hundred inherited tables. You can expect to get poor performance on
>>> queries if you create 1000 of them.
>> Why is that you would expect poor performance for say 1000 or more? I
>> have a ~1000 inherited tables and I don't see any significant slowdowns.
>> I only ever access a single inherited table at a time though in this
>> situation. I suppose I am using inheritance only for organization in
>> this case...
> It is variable based on workload and as I recall has to do with the
> planning time. As the number of children increases, so does the planning
I do not execute queries against the parent and children tables.
It became obvious that this can be quite slow.
I am asking specifically if I can expect problems in *that* situation, again, where I directly query a single child
tableonly and where I may have thousands. Just like a any other single table query, no?