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Re: Large tables (was: RAID 0 not as fast as

From: Markus Schaber <schabi(at)logix-tt(dot)com>
To: PostgreSQL Performance List <pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Large tables (was: RAID 0 not as fast as
Date: 2006-09-22 09:13:01
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Hi, Guy,

Guy Thornley wrote:

> Of course you could argue the OS should be able to detect this, and prevent
> it occuring anyway. I don't know anything about linux's behaviour in this
> area.

Yes, one can argue that way.

But a generic Algorithm in the OS can never be as smart as the
application which has more informations about semantics and algorithms.
Everything else would need a crystal ball device :-)

HTH,
Markus

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