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Re: Are there plans to add data compression feature to postgresql?

From: Christophe <xof(at)thebuild(dot)com>
To: pgsql List <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Are there plans to add data compression feature to postgresql?
Date: 2008-10-30 15:27:53
Message-ID: 35F3E936-C8C0-4136-8822-11CF13BEE598@thebuild.com (view raw or flat)
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On Oct 30, 2008, at 8:10 AM, Grzegorz Jaśkiewicz wrote:
> up to 8.3 it was massively slower on raid1 (software raid on  
> linux), starting from 8.3 things got lot lot better (we speak 3x  
> speed improvement here), but it still isn't same as on 'plain' drive.

I'm a bit surprised to hear that; what would pg be doing, unique to  
it, that would cause it to be slower on a RAID-1 cluster than on a  
plain drive?

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