On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 10:39:10PM +0000, Peter Geoghegan wrote:
> On 15 January 2013 22:14, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> wrote:
> > I believe it is time to start adding parallel execution to the backend.
> > We already have some parallelism in the backend:
> > effective_io_concurrency and helper processes. I think it is time we
> > start to consider additional options.
> A few months back, I remarked  that speeding up sorting using
> pipelining and asynchronous I/O was probably parallelism low-hanging
> fruit. That hasn't changed, though I personally still don't have the
> bandwidth to look into it in a serious way.
>  http://www.postgresql.org/message-id/CAEYLb_VeZpKDX54VEx3X30oy_UOTh89XoejJW6aucjjiUjskXw@mail.gmail.com
OK, I added the link to the wiki.
Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> http://momjian.us
+ It's impossible for everything to be true. +
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