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Re: PostgreSQL and HugePage

From: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: daveg <daveg(at)sonic(dot)net>
Cc: Mark Kirkwood <mark(dot)kirkwood(at)catalyst(dot)net(dot)nz>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL and HugePage
Date: 2010-10-20 13:30:48
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On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 11:30 PM, daveg <daveg(at)sonic(dot)net> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 04:08:37PM +1300, Mark Kirkwood wrote:
>> On 20/10/10 16:05, Mark Kirkwood wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> >shmget and friends are hugetlbpage  aware, so it seems it should 'just
>> >work'.
>> >
>>
>> Heh - provided you specify
>>
>> SHM_HUGETLB
>>
>>
>> in the relevant call that is :-)
>
> I had a patch for this against 8.3 that I could update if there is any
> interest. I suspect it is helpful.

I think it would be a good feature.  Of course, we would need
appropriate documentation, and some benchmarks showing that it really
works.

-- 
Robert Haas
EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com
The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company

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