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Public Preview: Auto vacuum metrics for Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server

Published date: March 01, 2023

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server now offers 12 new metrics for you to monitor the performance of your auto vacuum process. The metrics include information on dead rows, vacuum cost limit, frequency of auto vacuum, number of tables vacuumed, and more. It is important to monitor auto vacuum to ensure the process is running efficiently and effectively. Each metric is emitted at a 30-minute frequency and has up to 93 days of history. You can configure alerts on the metrics and can also filter using the database-name dimension. By understanding these metrics, you can maintain the health of your database, improve performance, and maximize the application throughput.

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