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Re: Significantly larger toast tables on 8.4?

From: "Robert Haas" <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: "Stephen R(dot) van den Berg" <srb(at)cuci(dot)nl>, "Alex Hunsaker" <badalex(at)gmail(dot)com>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Significantly larger toast tables on 8.4?
Date: 2009-01-03 02:37:31
Message-ID: 603c8f070901021837u3743b6d1p7292fe4711d7b577@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 8:36 PM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> "Stephen R. van den Berg" <srb(at)cuci(dot)nl> writes:
>> - I currently have difficulty imagining applications that actually do
>>   lots of substring extractions from large compressible fields.
>
> The code that's in there to make this happen was written by people who
> needed the feature.  They're going to be upset with you if you propose
> disabling it.

Why didn't they just turn off compression for the relevant columns?

...Robert

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