On Mon, 27 Nov 2000, mlw wrote:
> This is just a curiosity.
> Why is the default postgres block size 8192? These days, with caching
> file systems, high speed DMA disks, hundreds of megabytes of RAM, maybe
> even gigabytes. Surely, 8K is inefficient.
I think it is a pretty wild assumption to say that 32k is more efficient
than 8k. Considering how blocks are used, 32k may be in fact quite a bit
slower than 8k blocks.
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