On Apr 14, 2011, at 2:49 AM, Claudio Freire <klaussfreire(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> This particular factor is not about an abstract and opaque "Workload"
> the server can't know about. It's about cache hit rate, and the server
> can indeed measure that.
The server can and does measure hit rates for the PG buffer pool, but to my knowledge there is no clear-cut way for PG to know whether read() is satisfied from the OS cache or a drive cache or the platter.
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