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Re: Anything to be gained from a 'Postgres Filesystem'?

From: "Steinar H(dot) Gunderson" <sgunderson(at)bigfoot(dot)com>
To: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Anything to be gained from a 'Postgres Filesystem'?
Date: 2004-10-21 10:27:27
Message-ID: 20041021102727.GB586@uio.no (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, Oct 21, 2004 at 08:58:01AM +0100, Matt Clark wrote:
> I suppose I'm just idly wondering really.  Clearly it's against PG
> philosophy to build an FS or direct IO management into PG, but now it's so
> relatively easy to plug filesystems into the main open-source Oses, It
> struck me that there might be some useful changes to, say, XFS or ext3, that
> could be made that would help PG out.

This really sounds like a poor replacement for just making PostgreSQL use raw
devices to me. (I have no idea why that isn't done already, but presumably it
isn't all that easy to get right. :-) )

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