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Re: Pre-forking backend

From: "Steve Wolfe" <steve(at)iboats(dot)com>
To: "PostgreSQL-development" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Pre-forking backend
Date: 2001-10-01 02:16:27
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> >
> > How hard would it be to pre-fork an extra backend for the database a
> > user just requested so if they next user asks for the same database, the
> > backend would already be started?

  Perhaps I'm missing something, but it seems to me that the cost of forking
a new backend would be pretty trivial compared to the expense of processing
anything but the most simple query.  Am I wrong in that?


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