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RE: Using Threads?

From: Matthew <matt(at)ctlno(dot)com>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: RE: Using Threads?
Date: 2000-12-04 23:48:36
Message-ID: 183FA749499ED311B6550000F87E206C0C9492@srv.ctlno.com (view raw or flat)
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	*snip*
> > 
> > Once all the questions regarding "why not" have been answered, it would
> > be good to also ask "why use threads?"  Do they simplify the code?  Do
> > they offer significant performance or efficiency gains?  What do they
> > give, other than being buzzword compliant?
> 
	The primary advantage that I see is that a single postgres process
can benefit from multiple processors. I see little advantage to using thread
for client connections.

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