(TIL) PSQL: Use unlogged tables for caches

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Using a Postgres table for caching? You might want to try making it unlogged.

unlogged tables are not written to the write-ahead log, which makes them much faster. This also means they are not crash-safe, and are truncated when a crash or unclean shutdown occurs. For caching purposes, that’s likely to be an acceptable tradeoff.


Via jwworth/til.