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Re: COMMIT NOWAIT Performance Option

From: "Jonah H(dot) Harris" <jonah(dot)harris(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Gregory Stark" <stark(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
Cc: "Bruce Momjian" <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, "Josh Berkus" <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, "Jeff Davis" <pgsql(at)j-davis(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Subject: Re: COMMIT NOWAIT Performance Option
Date: 2007-03-01 00:40:56
Message-ID: 36e682920702281640y60c151cdmbc26f4e83c696bce@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On 2/28/07, Gregory Stark <stark(at)enterprisedb(dot)com> wrote:
> Except that's not what you're doing. There's nothing wrong with saying "foo
> does this clever thing I think we should copy because <insert argument>". Nor
> even "foo does this thing, would that help us?" But what you seem to be saying
> is "*Because* foo does this thing we can conclude it's a clever thing and we
> should do it".

Oracle, Microsoft, IBM, Sybase, Teradata, MySQL, and Firebird have a
clever feature called page checksumming which I think we should copy
because it's simple and effective at detecting page-level corruption
due to torn pages and/or faulty storage hardware.

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