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Re: Context Switching issue: Spinlock doesn't fix.

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: jellej(at)pacbell(dot)net
Cc: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Context Switching issue: Spinlock doesn't fix.
Date: 2004-08-31 22:03:05
Message-ID: 200408311503.05881.josh@agliodbs.com (view raw or flat)
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Jellej,

> Is context switching problem resolved in 8.0?
>
> Can I drop in another Xeon?

Nope, not solved yet.   However, it only affects certain data access patterns.  
So don't use it as a reason not to go multi-processor.

-- 
--Josh

Josh Berkus
Aglio Database Solutions
San Francisco

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