checkpoint_segments

A configuration parameter determining how many uncheckpointed WAL files can exist before an automatic checkpoint is issued
This entry relates to a PostgreSQL feature, application/utility, configuration item or other subject which is only relevant to PostgreSQL versions no longer under community support.

checkpoint_segments is a configuration parameter in PostgreSQL 9.4 and earlier determining how many uncheckpointed WAL files can exist before an automatic checkpoint is issued.

checkpoint_segments was added in PostgreSQL 7.1 and replaced in PostgreSQL 9.5 by min_wal_size and max_wal_size.

Change history

Categories

GUC configuration item, Obsolete, WAL

See also

min_wal_size, max_wal_size