When connecting to a postgres database (or any db for that matter) over an ssl tunnel, that is over the internet, it takes two or three minutes to connect and be ready to start initiating queries. Once connected everything is fine.
I have tried to change the cache setup to not load all the schema info everytime I connect, but this sometimes has the reverse affect of taking longer or never finish connected.
The databases I am connecting to have around 200 tables.
I have found another tool that connects instantly but does not have all the fancy features of Squirrel. SQL Workbench, is also java based. Connects instantly and has some code completion features. We all still prefer Squirrel SQL but just would like it to initiate the connection faster... so Yes we would like our cake and want to eat it too.
Thanks for any advice on how to use this excellent tool better!
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I have the same problem. With postgress over the tunnel. Any help will be highly appreciated. Our schema is not big and yet it takes even 5-6 minutes to open a conection from the moment I click until I can start using it for querries etc. The pgAdmin III for postgres opens the connection in 15 s. Squirrel takes 2 minutes even when I restrict loading (no caching!) to a schema with 25 small dictionary tables. I love Squirrel, but need a help here.