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Vivek Kumar Singh
Vivek Kumar Singh

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Managing connections in PostgreSQL

Commands to manage maximum number of connections in a PostgresSQL

Get max_connections value

show max_connections;

Updating max_connections value

alter system set max_connections = 1000;

and then restart the service

sudo service postgresql restart

Count number of used connections

SELECT sum(numbackends) FROM pg_stat_database;

List all connections

select * from pg_stat_activity;

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