full_page_writes

A GUC parameter determining whether the entire content of each disk page to is written to WAL during the first modification of that page after a checkpoint

full_page_writes is a GUC parameter determining whether the entire content of each disk page to is written to WAL during the first modification of that page after a checkpoint.

full_page_writes was added in PostgreSQL 8.1.

Default value

The default value for full_page_writes is: on

Change history

Categories

Dangerous thing, GUC configuration item, WAL

See also

wal_log_hints