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Re: HOT latest patch - version 8

From: Greg Smith <gsmith(at)gregsmith(dot)com>
To: PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: HOT latest patch - version 8
Date: 2007-07-16 04:28:55
Message-ID: Pine.GSO.4.64.0707160022480.4482@westnet.com (view raw or flat)
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On Sun, 15 Jul 2007, Simon Riggs wrote:

> Our main test case for OLTP is DBT-2 which follows TPC-C in being 
> perfectly scalable with no hot spots in the heap and limited hot spots 
> in the indexes. As such it's a poor test of real world applications, 
> where Benfold's Law holds true.

I assume this is a typo on Benford's Law: 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benford's_law which notes there are far more 
ones in real-world data sets.

If there were a Benfold's Law, it would surely involve the number 5 
instead.

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* Greg Smith gsmith(at)gregsmith(dot)com http://www.gregsmith.com Baltimore, MD

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