Elixir and Postgres: A Rarely Mentioned Problem

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Or: How To Increase Your Elixir/Postgres Performance 20x With One Weird Trick

Last time, we talked about the magic trick to make your full text searches go fast. This time, I’ll tell you about another performance issue I encountered that probably also affects your performance, at least if you are using Ecto and PostgreSQL.

Here’s the story of the interplay between Ecto, PostgreSQL and the PostgreSQL query planner.