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Re: TCP Overhead on Local Loopback

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Claudio Freire <klaussfreire(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Andy <angelflow(at)yahoo(dot)com>, Ofer Israeli <oferi(at)checkpoint(dot)com>, "pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: TCP Overhead on Local Loopback
Date: 2012-04-02 01:11:03
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On 04/01/2012 08:29 PM, Claudio Freire wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 1, 2012 at 8:54 PM, Andrew Dunstan<andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>  wrote:
>>> You could try using Unix domain socket and see if the performance
>>> improves. A relevant link:
>> He said Windows. There are no Unix domain sockets on Windows. (And please
>> don't top-post)
> Windows supports named pipes, which are functionally similar, but I
> don't think pg supports them.

Correct, so telling the OP to have a look at them isn't at all helpful. 
And they are not supported on all Windows platforms we support either 
(specifically not on XP, AIUI).



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