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Re: [PATCHES] Partition: use triggers instead of rules

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Michael Paesold <mpaesold(at)gmx(dot)at>
Cc: NikhilS <nikkhils(at)gmail(dot)com>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>, "Jonah H(dot) Harris" <jonah(dot)harris(at)gmail(dot)com>, PostgreSQL Docs <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>, PostgreSQL Patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PATCHES] Partition: use triggers instead of rules
Date: 2007-11-29 16:01:34
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Michael Paesold wrote:
> NikhilS wrote:

>> <note><para>If you have a partitioning setup that uses rules please 
>> refer to the 8.2 documentation on partitioning</para></note>
>>
>> +1
> 
> I would also add another sentence about *why* the recommendation was 
> changed. We have one rule-based setup here, and it has been working 
> flawlessly for us,... so personally I don't even know the reasons.
> 

Rules are extremely slow in comparisons and not anywhere near as 
flexible. As I said up post yesterday... they work well in the basic 
partitioning configuration but anything else they are extremely deficient.

Joshua D. Drake

> Best Regards
> Michael Paesold
> 
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