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Re: Dynamic Partitioning using Segment Visibility Maps

From: tomas(at)tuxteam(dot)de
To: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
Cc: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>,pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org,Markus Schiltknecht <markus(at)bluegap(dot)ch>,Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca>
Subject: Re: Dynamic Partitioning using Segment Visibility Maps
Date: 2008-01-05 12:45:47
Message-ID: 20080105124547.GA17275@www.trapp.net (view raw or flat)
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On Sat, Jan 05, 2008 at 09:33:45AM +0000, Simon Riggs wrote:

[...]

> The main proposal deliberately has few, if any, knobs and dials. That's
> a point of philosophy that I've had views on previously: my normal
> stance is that we need some knobs to allow the database to be tuned to
> individual circumstances. 

One thought I had back then, with partitioned tables was "gee -- B-tree
index is already doing a partition; why do a manual partition on top of
that?".

It's an exhilarating experience to watch you making a design before I
could even spell this nebulous and unclear thougt :-)

Regards
- -- tomás
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