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Re: Index/Function organized table layout

From: Alvaro Herrera Munoz <alvherre(at)dcc(dot)uchile(dot)cl>
To: Hannu Krosing <hannu(at)tm(dot)ee>
Cc: James Rogers <jamesr(at)best(dot)com>,"pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Index/Function organized table layout
Date: 2003-10-02 21:08:21
Message-ID: 20031002210821.GA13592@dcc.uchile.cl (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, Oct 02, 2003 at 10:09:12PM +0300, Hannu Krosing wrote:

> So what you really need is the CLUSTER command to leave pages half-empty
> and the tuple placement logic on inserts/updates to place new tuples
> near the place where they would be placed by CLUSTER. I.e. the code that
> does actual inserting should be aware of CLUSTERing.

Oh, you mean like what I half-proposed in

http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-general/2002-06/msg00968.php

BTW, this is the one message (the one on the CVS log I cite at the end)
that got me into Postgres hacking.  The little involvement I've had has
been great.  Thanks to all PostgreSQL hackers!

-- 
Alvaro Herrera (<alvherre[(at)]dcc(dot)uchile(dot)cl>)
"El realista sabe lo que quiere; el idealista quiere lo que sabe" (Anonimo)

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