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Re: Caching by Postgres

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: PFC <lists(at)boutiquenumerique(dot)com>, "William Yu" <wyu(at)talisys(dot)com>
Subject: Re: Caching by Postgres
Date: 2005-08-24 02:11:58
Message-ID: 200508231911.59100.josh@agliodbs.com (view raw or flat)
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PFC,

>         Now, Hans Reiser has expressed interest on the ReiserFS list in
> tweaking   his Reiser4 especially for Postgres. In his own words, he wants
> a "Killer app for reiser4". Reiser4 will offser transactional semantics via
> a special reiser4 syscall, so it might be possible, with a minimum of
> changes to postgres (ie maybe just another sync mode besides fsync,
> fdatasync et al) to use this. Other interesting details were exposed on the
> reiser list, too (ie. a transactional filesystems can give ACID guarantees
> to postgres without the need for fsync()).

Really?  Cool, I'd like to see that.   Could you follow up with Hans?  Or give 
me his e-mail?

-- 
Josh Berkus
Aglio Database Solutions
San Francisco

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