Category: PostgreSQL

Set up Alter Index Unusable in PostgreSQL - What steps are necessary ?

In this guide, you will learn that there are two main strategies for configuring Alter Index Unusable in PostgreSQL: dropping and recreating the index, and using partial indexes.

The best strategy for you will depend on your specific needs.

In fact, the Alter Index Unusable feature in PostgreSQL allows you to easily and temporarily disable indexes without dropping them.

This can be useful for certain performance, maintenance and testing scenarios.