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Postgres Performance Tuning via work_mem

Salman Ahmed explains what working memory is in Postgres and the effects of changing the work_mem value:

PostgreSQL, by default, is configured to run everywhere with minimum resource utilization. To achieve maximum performance under specific scenarios, PostgreSQL’s parameters can be tuned to enhance performance. One such parameter that can impact performance in PostgreSQL is work_mem.

In this blog we will discuss how work_mem can be used to optimize performance in PostgreSQL.

Click through for that discussion.