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Re: random_page_cost = 2.0 on Heroku Postgres



On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 5:50 PM, Josh Berkus <josh@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 2/7/12 4:59 PM, Peter van Hardenberg wrote:
>> Per the thread from last month, I've updated the default
>> random_page_cost on Heroku Postgres to reduce the expected cost of a
>> random_page on all new databases.
>
> This is because Heroku uses AWS storage, which has fast seeks but poor
> throughput compared to internal disk on a standard system, BTW.

Also judging by the other thread, it might be something to stop closer
to 1.2 to 1.4 or something.

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