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Developer's Guide to PostgreSQL on Linux: Changing the Default Data Directory

In this fifth article demonstrates how to change the default data directory of a PostgreSQL database cluster running on the Linux Ubuntu 18 LTS and Centos 7 operating systems. This article shifts focus to improving the scalability, robustness and, performance made possible by moving the data directory to it's own area of the file system. Isolating the data directory also reduces file access contention with other OS activities and allows for easier resizing.

How To Find Files In Linux

In this How To article I demonstrate using the find command in Linux and, through the use of some practical examples, I aim to help the reader become efficient when working with the Linux file system as well provide building blocks for further experimentation.

By Adam McQuistan on 04/22/2020