This document provides information on why Cisco Information Server (CIS) Versions 7.0.1 and 7.0.2 start multiple Postgres processes on Microsoft Windows.
Why do CIS Versions 7.0.1 and 7.0.2 start so many Postgres processes on Microsoft Windows?
This is a result of how Postgres deals with requests. It was tested and a repeatable and predictable count was not verifiable when the Repository and Server was started and no other actions were taken. However, if there is any activity that internally makes requests to Postgres, it spawns a new "process" instead of a "thread" and the count goes up. These links can be of assistance: