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Re: PG on NFS may be just a bad idea

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, Mija Lee <mija(at)scharp(dot)org>
Subject: Re: PG on NFS may be just a bad idea
Date: 2007-10-01 23:46:52
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com> writes:
> > http://blogs.netapp.com/dave/2007/08/oracle-optimize.html
> 
> Not a whole lot of technical content there, but pretty interesting
> nonetheless.  I *think* that the issues we're seeing are largely in the
> NFS client-side kernel code, so bypassing that stack as Oracle is doing
> might eliminate the problem.  Of course, there's a sizable amount of
> code to be written to do that ...

Yeah.  Next step we will be writing our own malloc.

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Alvaro Herrera                                http://www.CommandPrompt.com/
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