Partitioning PostgreSQL Tables – Handle Millions of Rows Efficiently

PostgreSQL table partitioning means splitting one large database table into smaller logical pieces. PostgreSQL table partitioning will be worthwhile only when a table would be very large.

Here are a few benefits of what can be achieved with partitioning:

  • Large tables query performance can be improved dramatically
  • Reducing index size and making it more likely that the heavily-used parts of the indexes fit in memory
  • Rarely used data can be moved to slower and cheaper storage media

This topic is divided into three parts, which are as follows and published in the following order:

Part 1. Howto create PostgreSQL table partitioning
Part 2. PHP script to generate SQL commands for PostgreSQL table partitioning
Part 3. Performance testing between partitioned and non partitioned PostgreSQL tables

Follow If Not True Then False Updates!
Add Comment Register



Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>