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

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Steve Atkins <steve(at)blighty(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql General <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Are there plans to add data compression feature to postgresql?
Date: 2008-10-30 06:05:04
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Steve Atkins wrote:

>> The one place where Compression is an immediate benefit is the wire. 
>> It is easy to forget that one of our number one bottlenecks (even at 
>> gigabit) is the amount of data we are pushing over the wire.
> 
> Wouldn't "ssl_ciphers=NULL-MD5" or somesuch give zlib compression over 
> the wire?

I don't think so.

Joshua D. Drake

> 
> Cheers,
>   Steve
> 
> 


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