On Tue, 2005-04-12 at 09:56 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com> writes:
> > During recent tuning of the TPC-C workload, I produced the following
> > patch to force COPY to leave some space in each data block when it loads
> > data into heap relations.
> Put the info into the Relation
> structure instead of cluttering heap_insert's API. (This would mean
> that *every* heap_insert is affected, not only COPY, which is what you
> want anyway I would think.)
Well, I intended it to work *only* for copy, not for insert, which is
why I did it that way.
I can see both sides of that discussion though.
> In practice, a real fix for this would add a column to pg_class, in
> which case you could get it from the Relation for free.
Again, that was intentional when I wrote it. I am inclined to agree with
that approach now, since it could be cached fairly easily.
Anyway, when I get time, I'll finish off the patch. Unless other readers
would like to follow on.
Best Regards, Simon Riggs
In response to
pgsql-patches by date
|Next:||From: Greg Sabino Mullane||Date: 2005-04-13 01:22:33|
|Subject: Re: Remove unneeded left joins from psql |
|Previous:||From: Simon Riggs||Date: 2005-04-12 17:26:38|
|Subject: Re: COPY Fillfactor patch|